The bill to enact Securing the future and the responses to its ‘unintended consequences’ was rushed through the lower house yesterday in the shadow of the PM’s apology.
DoHA threatens to revoke the provider status of two Adelaide GPs after they signed the death and cremation certificates of one of their own residents.
The Minister for Ageing has announced 375 additional aged care places for SA and pledged ongoing commitment to Labor’s election promises.
Medicare and NEHTA have signed a contract to develop a Unique Health Identifier (UHI) service.
Western Australian provider St Bartholomew’s House will develop a hostel for aged, disadvantaged and homeless men in Perth with $25 million in state and federal funding.
Victoria will have a Seniors Advocacy, Information and Legal (SAIL) Centre by April.
Justine Elliot and her state and territory colleagues announce extra funding for HACC programs around the country.
The Tasmanian Government launches a new HACC program to promote independent living.
The Minister for Ageing has announced that the Commonwealth Government will continue to fund the Dementia Initiative beyond 2007. Christopher Pyne said the decision demonstrates the Howard Government’s commitment to people with dementia.
The Federal Government has unveiled a $15 million policy that will allow all Australians over 65 to have a geriatric assessment under Medicare.
The Commonwealth and Queensland governments have announced $14.9 million in extra funding for the states Home and Community Care projects.
The Government will provide a further $48 million over four years for the GPs Panels Fund.
The Federal Government will spend $15.4 million on two palliative care projects
The Minister for Ageing Christopher Pyne and Western Australian Minister for Health Jim McGinty announced today the release of around $922,000 to support Home and Community Care (HACC) services in Western Australia.