CDC may include family carer component

| 17 Aug 2016

A report has revealed that the future of Consumer Directed Care (CDC) in Australia may include an assessment and support process for family carers, similar to that of care recipients. This would be in line with current UK and US practices, and would tie in with the Integrated Plan for Carer Support Services, which the government is currently developing.

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Sophia Bolden

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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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