A strong assessment process is required to move to an aged care system with an uncapped supply of services, industry stakeholders tell this week’s royal commission hearing.
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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.
A change in attitude towards older people is needed to improve care quality, not just additional resources, the aged care minister tells an industry conference.
The NDIS minister has compared the disability insurance scheme to a half-built plane taking off before it is finished.
An alliance of 40 disability advocacy groups has signed a statement calling on the government to include sexuality supports in the NDIS.
David Tune has been appointed to conduct a review of the NDIS aimed at cutting red tape and improving service delivery.
NDIS support co-ordinators and remote providers will benefit from new price increases announced by the federal government.
Julie Collins says she’ll ensure the government responds appropriately to the aged care royal commission after being returned as shadow minister for ageing.
A new report by the AIHW provides a comprehensive overview of service provision under the National Disability Agreement.
Prime Minister Scott Morrison has put the NDIS at the top of his list for improving government services as he announced a new minister to oversee the fraud-plagued disability scheme.
Disability service providers are failing to connect with people from CALD backgrounds because many are unsure of the support available or don’t know how to access it.
Aged and disability support and aged care nursing jobs are among the top roles contributing to the growth in community services and healthcare sector ads, according to a recent report.
Governments have committed an extra $11 billion annually to the NDIS but unless action is taken many young people living in aged care will miss out on the scheme, writes Luke Bo’sher.
ELECTION: The need for a full and independent review of ACFI is a key issue facing the sector, Greens spokesperson on ageing Senator Rachel Siewert tells AAA.