The Chief Medical Officer has written to approximately 28,000 practitioners about new resources for prescribers to support care of people with dementia who live in residential aged care.
This infographic outlines the 6 steps for safe prescribing antipsychotics and benzodiazepines in residential aged care.
This report details the operation of Australia’s aged care system during the 2018–19 financial year. It is the twenty-first report in the series. The report is delivered to Parliament by the Minister in accordance with section 63-2 of the Aged Care Act 1997 (the Act).
This report details the findings and recommendations of an independent inquiry into the events surrounding the forced relocation of residents at the Earle Haven Retirement Village.
The House of Representatives’ Standing Committee on Health, Aged Care and Sport undertook an Inquiry into the Quality of Care in Residential Aged Care Facilities in Australia.
This report provides a summary of the key issues and feedback from the Streamlined Consumer Assessment for Aged Care Consultation.
These quarterly reports provide an update on the operation of the Home Care Packages Program. They include statistics on assessment, approvals, services, people waiting for services, wait times and maximum exit amounts.
Terms of reference for an independent inquiry into the events surrounding the forced relocation of residents at the Earle Haven Retirement Village.
This Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) describes how the Department of Health and the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission will work together.
This report presents the findings of the 2017 independent review of aged care regulatory processes. It includes 10 recommended actions to improve the regulation of quality in aged care.
This report describes the operation of the Aged Care Act 1997 in 2017–18. It also includes information about aged care programs and policies.
This document provides key statistics from the 2017–18 report on the operation of the Aged Care Act 1997 (ROACA). It includes statistics for different types of care, the aged care workforce and quality and regulation.
This report presents the findings of the 2017 independent review of the Living Longer Living Better reforms. It includes 38 recommended actions to further improve the aged care system.
These infographics highlight the key facts of the 2017–18 report on the operation of the Aged Care Act 1997 (ROACA). They include statistics on aged care providers, expenditure and types of aged care services.
This report describes the results of market research into the My Aged Care initiative and the Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms. The research looked at how satisfied home care providers and people receiving home care packages were with My Aged Care and the reform changes.
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee interim report: Effectiveness of the aged care quality assessment and accreditation framework
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs References Committee report: Care and management of younger and older Australians living with dementia and behavioural and psychiatric symptoms of dementia (BPSD)
Australian Government response to the House of Representatives Standing Committee on Health and Ageing report Thinking Ahead – Report on the Inquiry into Dementia: early diagnosis and intervention
Australian Government response to Senate Standing Committee on Finance and Public Administration Report: Residential and Community Aged Care in Australia
Australian Government response to the Senate Community Affairs Legislation Committee Report on the: Aged Care (Living Longer Living Better) Bill 2013 [Provisions] and related bills