Information for the Aged Care Sector Issue 2020/13

In this issue: dementia training and education for aged care staff, advice for CHSP providers in the lead up to the extension.

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Health sector

Dementia training and education for aged care staff

Dementia Training Australia (DTA) and the University of Tasmania’s Wicking Dementia Research and Education Centre both offer courses on dementia and dementia care that are accessible to all aged care staff.

DTA delivers a range of free online educational resources and training for individuals and government subsidised tailored training for organisations. There is training to suit new starters up to experienced health professionals.

The Wicking Dementia Centre’s free Massive Open Online Course (MOOC), Understanding Dementia, is open for enrolments now

Advice for CHSP providers in the lead up to the extension

All new grant agreements for the CHSP extension 2020–2022 are currently being distributed. CHSP providers that haven’t already received their new agreement will receive it shortly.

All CHSP providers are encouraged to sign and return their grant agreements by COB Friday 19 June 2020 to ensure they are processed and executed before 30 June 2020.

Any delay in executing agreements may affect the release of an organisation’s July 2020 payments.

For more information, please contact your Community Grants Hub Funding Arrangement Manager (FAM).

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