CHSP providers have been given special flexibility provisions allowing them to transfer funds from now-banned group and social activities to essential services like meal delivery.
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NDIS providers will get assistance to retain workers as part of a suite of supports announced by the federal government in response to COVID-19.
New measures against COVID-19 have been unveiled for the aged care sector including a $235 million staff retention bonus for residential and home care providers.
There are concerns the disability sector is being left behind in the national coronavirus response but the government says it will meet stakeholders in coming days.
Residential aged care facilities will be required to increase restrictions on visitors as the government ramps up measures to control the spread of coronavirus.
The aged care royal commission has heard how two home care providers are using technology to support clients, improve quality of life and increase peace of mind for family members.
Rapid response teams will provide coronavirus support to home care providers, the government says.
A national webinar will discuss what coronavirus means for the home care sector.
The majority of community aged care workers say the system isn’t allowing them to meet the emotional and social needs of their clients.
The community sector must play a key role in the response to elder abuse, the NSW Ageing and Disability Commissioner says.
The Aged Care Industry Technology Council calls for better B2G systems in its submission to the Royal Commission.
More than 900 home care providers will be affected by major changes to the payment system.
The NDIS regulator was notified of more than 69,000 reportable incidents over six months including 432 deaths, the disability royal commission has heard.
New research has highlighted the importance of home care workers treating clients like individuals rather than a “task” and calls for greater recognition of diversity principles.