Report of the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) Review

The review looked at how the CVS can better support people who receive residential and home care packages and feel isolated. The 2017 report makes several recommendations.


Report of the Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) Review

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In August 2016, the Department engaged Australian Healthcare Associates (AHA) to review the CVS. 

The key review areas included:

  • aligning CVS with aged care reforms
  • expanding the role of volunteer visitors
  • enhancing uptake of the CVS
  • special needs groups
  • improving program management
  • other ways to address social isolation.

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