The Department of Health has commissioned consultancy firm Nous Group to examine the adoption of wellness and reablement in all government-funded home care programs.
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Covering topics such as successful ageing and intellectual disabilities and dementia, here’s our pick of the latest books to put on your bookshelf.
The Department of Health is hosting a live webinar for home care providers next week addressing the initial implementation of reforms underway since 27 February.
More than two weeks after the launch of new data fields on My Aged Care the vast majority of home care providers are yet to make their cost information available to consumers.
New information on My Aged Care reveals huge variation in the maximum exit fees clients can expect to pay when they leave their home care service, an analysis shows.
While a consumer-driven home care market will create new opportunities to innovate and be creative, providers also need to be aware of their enhanced legal obligations in the new regulatory environment, writes Julie McStay.
A social enterprise that supports disadvantaged seniors and people living with disability has published a new e-cookbook to assist older people to prepare meals on a budget.
NPS MedicineWise has launched an education campaign for health professionals and consumers on chronic obstructive pulmonary disease which affects more than 1 in 20 Australians over 55.
Commonwealth Home Support Program providers are being encouraged to take part in a national survey to provide feedback on the implementation of the government’s client contribution framework.
The dynamics of the relationship between young people with disability and their support worker have been captured in a new book produced as part of a national research project.
Governments need to urgently increase their investment in affordable housing options and specialist support services to address the growing number of older people in housing stress, writes Fiona York.
From the introduction of portable home care packages to new data being captured on My Aged Care, major new changes in home care were implemented this week. Here’s our recap on what you need to know.
Utilising client feedback to attract and keep consumers in a competitive home care market is the focus of an upcoming sector conference taking place next month.
Decision Assist is hosting a series of webinars for aged care workers on the fundamentals of advance care planning.