Rural providers competing with government Multi-Purpose Services

| 22 Feb 2016

Some rural residential aged care providers have complained that they are competing with government funded Multi-Purpose Services (MPS), as they do not have the same financial requirements for residents. MPSs were designed to provide care for communities without appropriate services, however some MPSs are operating in close proximity of existing aged care providers.

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Tags: aged care, Department of Health, funding, government, residential aged care, rural and remote

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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