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.
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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.
Aged services delivering both residential and home care tell AAA they are confident proposed common standards can be applied across different settings.
Our next issue is looking at online learning and professional development; the latest in facility design; and key clinical reports including dementia and infection control.
Concerns over focus on ‘safety’ in new aged care standards as facilitating consumer choice often involves a level of risk.
A major operator is calling for special zoning for retirement living facilities in line with the planning concessions granted to aged care.
Also: New HammondCare facility; Mercy facility opens onsite pub; and new development for Churches of Christ in Queensland.
Aged care organisations could disclose performance issues in return for less intensive external assessment under proposals released by government.
Government should mandate the regular publication of financial details for each residential aged care provider, the financing authority hears.
Reforms in the aged care sector can be overwhelming and how managers talk about these changes with staff can ultimately determine their level of resilience, writes Lindsay Tighe.
A partnership of aged care professionals, consumers, carers and nurses has produced a new series of resources to support older people as they navigate the aged care system.
As Australia marks International Women’s Day, Australian Ageing Agenda examines why more women aren’t progressing into leadership positions in aged care, and what can be done about it.