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Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) news

Additional $15 million in 2023-24 for CHSP ad hoc grant opportunity

An additional $15 million in 2023-24 is now available for the CHSP ad hoc grant opportunity (GO5672) to support providers.

New Support at Home program to be rolled out in 2 stages

From 1 July 2025, the new aged care Support at Home program will replace the existing Home Care Packages Program and Short-Term Restorative Care Programme. The Commonwealth Home Support Programme will transition no earlier than 1 July 2027.

Your Aged Care Update – 24 October 2023 – Issue #41

Your Aged Care Update #41: Aged Care fees review system temporarily offline, reform survey closing soon, new digital transformation Tech Talk and more.

Webinar for CHSP providers – 16 November 2023

We are hosting a webinar for CHSP providers on 16 November from 2–3pm AEDT. It will cover current and future program changes and funding opportunities. We will also provide an update on the aged care reforms and what they mean for the CHSP.

Your Aged Care Update – 17 October 2023 – Issue #40

Your Aged Care update #40: Updated reform roadmap; Reports due in the coming days, Clinical placements for nurses and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 26 September 2023 – Issue #37

Your Aged Care Update #37: Webinar: Quarterly Financial Reporting - what's changed, changes to governing body membership requirements and more.

Your Aged Care update – 12 September 2023 – Issue #35

Your Aged Care Update #35: Provider operations reporting due 31 October, Webinar: Provider Governance reforms and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 4 July 2023 – Issue #25

Your Aged Care Update #25: New reporting requirements for residential and approved home care providers using GPMS, Consultation on new model for regulating aged care now closed and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 27 June 2023 – Issue #24

Your Aged Care Update #24: Webinar reminder: greater transparency about aged care providers and services – new reporting requirements, reforming in-home aged care webinar recording and FAQs now available and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 13 June 2023 – Issue #22

In this issue, Minister Wells outlines the future of reform, Aged Care Reform Roadmap has been released and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 30 May 2023 – Issue #20

In this issue, Support at Home program to commence from 1 July 2025, Get involved: Provider workforce survey opens tomorrow.

Your Aged Care Update – 9 May 2023 – Issue #17

In this issue, news about the reforms, sector news, information for home care providers and residential care providers.

Aged Care Alert – $11.3 billion funding announced for aged care wage increase

The Australian Government is investing $11.3 billion to fund the Fair Work Commission’s decision for a 15 per cent increase to award wages.

Supporting CHSP providers – Fair Work Commission grant opportunity

We will be opening a new grant opportunity for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers to apply for funding to meet the costs associated with increases in the Fair Work Commission award wage.

Your Aged Care Update – 2 May 2023 – Issue #16

Newsletter: We are currently delivering a significant program of aged care reforms together with the aged care sector. Our vision is to ensure aged care is delivered with security, dignity, quality and humanity.

Your Aged Care Update – 26 April 2023 – Issue #15

In this issue, Reminder: Star Ratings provider preview ending, New Government Provider Management System for residential aged care providers and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 11 April 2023 – Issue #13

Your Aged Care Update #13: Star Ratings provider previews, volunteer training survey, latest HCP data report, and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 4 April 2023 – Issue #12

Your Aged Care Update #12: new GPMS portal, financial reporting for Quarter 3, free business or workforce reviews, and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 28 March 2023 – Issue #11

Your Aged Care Update #11: Inspector-General of Aged Care Bill, new Quality Indicators for residential aged care, and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 14 March 2023 – Issue #09

Your Aged Care update #09: updated Home Care Package pricing report, palliative care resources, surveys and more.

Your Aged Care Update – 7 February 2023 – Issue #04

Your Aged Care Update #04: aged care research grants, Residents' Experience Surveys to begin, and more.

Your Aged Care Update issue 32, 2022

Your Aged Care Update #32: Minister's message, SIRS resources for home care, operational hours over holiday period, and more.

Your Aged Care Update issue 31, 2022

Your Aged Care Update #31: Star Ratings previews released, Have your say: Exposure Draft of the Inspector-General of Aged Care Bill and more.

Protecting Older Australians: COVID-19 Newsletter 5 December 2022

What’s new: Recording of COVID-19 aged care update webinar, Festive season resources for providers and more.

Your Aged Care Update issue 27, 2022

Your Aged Care Update #27: Consultation closing soon on the revised Aged Care Quality Standards, Serious Incident Response Scheme updates, and more.
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