The Productivity Commission has found unmet demand for home support and falling satisfication with services.
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A review of the NDIS recommends legislating for a maximum eight week time frame for plans to be put in place.
NSW aged care and disability service provider Beresfield Community Care (BCC) has merged with the Adssi group as providers fight to remain viable in a deregulated marketplace.
Disability services need to be proactive in helping the families of children with an intellectual disability plan for the day when their parents are no longer there, a researcher says.
Analysts have found ‘merit’ in the government’s planned overhaul of home care funding.
Unspent home care funds continue to rise, with some $800 million, or more than $7,000 per client, sitting in coffers around the country.
Registration for operators who are seeking to become NDIS providers will be streamlined from next year.
WA has become the first state to launch an elder abuse strategy.
The government says Medium Term Accommodation will now be available under the NDIS as it moves to keep young people out of aged care.
A submission to the Aged Care Royal Commission has laid out concerns about individualised funding in home care, saying it has eroded working conditions and reduced the quality of care.
A report has painted a grim picture of the life of a disability care worker under the NDIS and questions whether the scheme will be able to achieve the historic social reform it promises.
The number of home care providers in Australia has outstripped the number of residential care providers for the first time.
Formal registration of aged care workers under the National Registration Accreditation Scheme could help improve working conditions in the sector, a report says.
Aged care stakeholders and industry observers say the government’s announcement of 10,000 new home care packages isn’t enough.