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The consultation period for ACFA's project looking at the financial impact of improving home care payments arrangements is now open.
Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers have just over two extra weeks to upload and submit grandfathered client data into the My Aged Care provider portal.
Consultation on the operation of the Serious Incident Response Scheme (SIRS) has been extended until COB Friday 11 October 2019.
The 2019–20 Flexible Aged Care Places (Multi-Purpose Services) Allocations Round is a competitive application process for Multi-Purpose Service approved providers to apply for flexible aged care places.
Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers have five weeks to finish uploading grandfathered client data into the My Aged Care Provider Portal.
The Minister for Aged Care and Senior Australians, and Minister for Youth and Sport, Senator the Hon Richard Colbeck, has released the Home Care Packages Program Data Report covering the period from 1 April to 30 June 2019.
The Australian Government has agreed to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety’s request for an extension of six months to continue to hear evidence from Australians and conduct its deliberations.
A reminder that feedback on the Australian Healthcare Associates' discussion paper for system navigator models is due on Monday 16 September 2019.
The high risk season for major Australian weather events and bushfires is approaching. It is important that all aged care providers are well prepared and able to respond to emergency events which may impact your service and ability to deliver care.
The department is seeking applications from existing aged care and disability service providers to deliver priority Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) services to targeted Aged Care Planning Regions.
We are seeking your feedback on two proposed alternative models for allocating residential aged care places that encourage greater consumer choice. Your suggestions for other allocation models are also welcome.
This consultation aims to assist in the development of the finer details of a SIRS and inform further advice to government on structure and operation, legislative requirements and resourcing implications.
The department is seeking feedback from all Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers about current and planned service delivery. This information will be used to develop the design of the CHSP over the 2020 - 2022 extension period.
The Aged Care Forms Taskforce webinar was a huge success, with a large number of aged care stakeholders logging in to hear about the new and simplified aged care means assessment forms.
The Chair of the Inquiry into the events at Earle Haven Retirement Village on 11 July 2019 has called for public submissions to inform her investigation.
Australian Healthcare Associates (AHA) has been engaged by the department to evaluate the Aged Care System Navigator Measure (the Measure).
The department is seeking information from Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers about aspects of their current and planned service delivery. This information will be used to inform the design and development of the CHSP over the 2020 - 2022 extension period and beyond.
The schedules for residential and home care fees and charges have been updated effective from 1 July 2019, to incorporate changes to the deeming rates as announced by the Minister for Families and Social Services on 13 July 2019.
The Department of Human Services (DHS) has identified an error with the payment of home care subsidy and supplements impacting the July 2019 claim. The issue was identified early and only impacts services that lodged their claims for July between 1 and 4 August 2019.