Budget measures introduced for aged care sector

| 15 May 2017

The Federal Government’s 2017-18 Budget will see an indexation freeze for residential aged care providers and a delay to the consolidation of community care packages. The Budget will also see an additional $8.3 million for home based palliative care services.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Coordinator

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Coordinator 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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