The Department of Health has launched a test website for consumers to trial its redeveloped My Aged Care website.
For-profit aged care provider Bupa is committed to taking action to meet the standards expected by its residents and the community, its interim chief operating officer tells Australian Ageing Agenda.
The ATO has published information on the application of the Goods and Services Tax to the provision of home care services.
The rhetoric about “choice” in consumer directed care hasn’t translated into practice, new research into the provision of home care services suggests.
It has never been more important for aged care organisations to secure their networks, writes Steve Hunter.
Aged care minister Ken Wyatt has written to home care providers reminding them they will be required to participate in a pricing comparison table on the My Aged Care website from mid next year.
The federal government hopes to have a new system ready by June next year which will allow health professionals to send referrals directly from their own clinical systems to My Aged Care.
The final aged care workforce strategy can be executed in one to three years but the industry should take action immediately, says Professor John Pollaers.
Two Department of Health consultations underway are seeking input from aged care providers to inform where new residential places will be allocated and design changes to My Aged Care.
A wrap of Australian Ageing Agenda’s extensive coverage of the 2018-19 Federal Budget.
Harnessing the potential of community radio is one initiative being piloted to educate multicultural communities about aged care.
The Department of Health is hosting a live webinar for aged care service providers next week on the draft quality standards and updates to the My Aged Care gateway.
Before, after and in between the many reviews reporting in 2017, it’s been another busy year in aged care news. However, it was our report on wages in the sector early in the year that topped the most-viewed list.
The Commonwealth Government will respond to the recommendations of two major aged care reviews in next year’s Federal Budget, this week’s mini-budget shows.