Commonwealth to announce ACAR today

The Federal Government will today detail the latest allocation of beds under the 2016-17 Aged Care Approvals Round providing almost 10,000 new aged care places.

The Federal Government will today detail the latest allocation of beds under the 2016-17 Aged Care Approvals Round providing almost 10,000 new aged care places.

 

The Federal Minister for Aged Care Ken Wyatt will this morning hold a press event at an aged care facility in Nunawading, Victoria which has been allocated 38 new places to establish a new dementia specific unit.

The government says the 10,000 places represent additional funding of $649 million per year.

The full breakdown of this year’s ACAR will be provided on the Department of Health’s website at 11.30am AEST.

Clarification: This story has been updated to reflect that the dementia specific care unit places have not yet been allocated.

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