The National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care (NATSIFAC) program will receive an additional $105.7 million to enable more First Nations people to receive home or residential aged care in remote and very remote areas.Read more >
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The opt-out period for My Health Record has been extended until 15 November 2018, after a request was made by the Australian Medical Association and the Royal College of General Practitioners.Read more >
The Aged Care Guild has announced that eight of Australia’s largest aged care providers will publish quarterly Consumer Experience Report (CER) evaluations of their facilities.Read more >
The Federal Government has released $34 million in innovation funding grants to find new ways to support aged and dementia care.Read more >
The Australian Law Reform Commission has called on the Federal Government to implement recommendations from their report into elder abuse, including the compulsory reporting by aged care providers of alleged abuse.Read more >
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 >
Aged and Community Services Australia and the Australian Nursing and Midwifery Federation have called for a stop to the recent Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) cuts.Read more >