The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Quality and Safety Commission will be established in January 2018 to oversee the $22 billion NDIS scheme.Read more >
Posts tagged 'budget'
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.Read more >
The government has passed the Budget Savings (Omnibus) Bill 2016, which would see up to 60 penalty units applied if an aged care provider is proven to have provided false, misleading or inaccurate information more than once in a two-year period.Read more >
Residential aged care providers have warned that the government’s Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) cuts may increase the burden on hospitals.Read more >
Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) have stated that the recent budget removed an additional $350 million from the aged care sector than was previously thought.Read more >
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.Read more >
Alzheimer’s Australia is hopeful that additional dementia care funding will be unveiled in the upcoming federal budget.Read more >