Budget: Aged care cuts and funding revealed

| 04 May 2016

The federal budget has seen a number of funding changes to the aged care sector, with alterations to the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) resulting in a reduction of $1.2 billion in funding over four years. The budget has also unveiled an increase in regional aged care funding, as well as $136.6 million to fund the My Aged Care contact centre.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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