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Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers are required to complete the data collection template for all grandfathered clients who are not yet registered on My Aged Care.
This webinar will provide a technical overview of the National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program being mandated from 1 July 2019.
The department will use this data to set up My Aged Care client records for all unregistered Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) clients.
As part of the 2018–19 Budget, the Australian Government has provided funding to re-develop the My Aged Care website and service finders. The new website will be easier for consumers to navigate and find information about aged care services, understand the process and support consumer choice.
Aged care service providers and the assessment workforce are reminded about this week's webinar update on key aged care quality reforms being implemented from 1 July 2019.
As a Provider of Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) services, we invite you to participate in a project to help design training for CHSP service providers to successfully apply wellness and reablement.
The Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) is supporting the department with raising awareness and providing education about the new Charter of Aged Care Rights which takes effect from 1 July 2019.
The Australian Government has committed to publish quality indicator data, as part of the National Aged Care Quality Indicator Program, by the end of 2019 and also committed to consult with the aged care sector on the publication of the quality indicator data.
This webinar will provide an update on how and when to use the new aged care means assessment forms for people with straightforward financial affairs, which will shortly be available online.
Influenza activity has been increasing in South Australia over recent weeks, and the number of cases is likely to keep rising as we move further into the influenza season.
This webinar will update service providers and the assessment workforce on key aged care quality reforms being implemented from 1 July 2019.
Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) funding agreements in Victoria are being extended for 12 months from 1 July 2019 to 30 June 2020 to align Victoria with national arrangements.
The department is seeking feedback on a new funding model proposed for residential aged care and other findings and recommendations of the Resource Utilisation and Classification Study.
From 1 July 2019, providers must give consumers a copy of the new Charter of Aged Care Rights signed by the provider. They must also ensure that the consumer or their representative has been given a reasonable opportunity to sign a copy of the Charter.
A training video for assessors is now available to support the introduction of the new Aged Care Quality Standards. The new Standards will apply to all Commonwealth-funded aged care services from 1 July 2019.
The Housing for the Aged Action Group (HAAG) is seeking your feedback on possible actions to make aged care better for people experiencing, or at risk of, homelessness.
The Aged Services Industry Reference Committee is overseeing development of a new qualification Certificate III in Ageing Support to ensure that workers are equipped with the skills required to work effectively in the aged care sector and provide quality care to their clients.
The department is developing a Home Care Packages Program Manual (the Manual) for approved home care providers and consumers. This is in response to feedback from the sector about wanting to have one place to find information on the Home Care Packages Program.
Phase 3 of the Childhood Immunisation Education Campaign – ‘Get the facts about immunisation’ (the Campaign) launched in January to encourage Australian parents and carers to get their kids vaccinated.
From 1 April 2019, a single dose of the quadrivalent meningococcal vaccine (Nimenrix®) protecting against serogroups A, C W and Y will be provided free to year 10 students and adolescents aged 15 - 19 who missed receiving the vaccine at school.
Annual influenza vaccination is recommended for all persons aged six months and over (unless contraindicated) to reduce their chance of becoming ill with influenza.
The Australian Technical Advisory Group on Immunisation has provided a statement on the introduction of meningococcal ACWY vaccine (Nimenrix®) for adolescents through the National Immunisation Program (NIP).