Rural and remote aged care providers require alternative funding models to maintain long-term sustainability, an industry insider has stated.Read more >
Posts tagged 'funding'
A number of aged care facilities across Australia will receive funding to establish stronger relationships with palliative care services, as part of the $1.5 million Decisions Assist Linkages project.Read more >
Key industry speakers discussed concerns around Consumer Directed Care (CDC) readiness at a recent home care forum.Read more >
The Federal Government will spend $54.5 million over four years on a new Severe Behaviour Response Team, which will replace the axed Dementia and Severe Behaviour Supplement.Read more >
The National Health and Medical Research Council has released its findings on the top priorities around dementia care for consumers, aged care providers, doctors and researchers.Read more >
Federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne, has unveiled a series of grants available to researchers looking to tackle dementia.Read more >
Aged care industry leaders have expressed concern around the lack of allocated funding for a replacement dementia supplement in the recent budget update.Read more >
Following the conclusion of the 2014 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR), the Federal Government has announced that $833 million worth of aged care places will be created across Australia.Read more >
Senior executives from Melbourne’s aged care community have turned up in full force for Deloitte and iCareHealth’s first-ever aged care roundtable lunch, to discuss the implications of the 10-year plan for aged care reform ‘Living Longer Living Better’, under the Coalition Government. In this post, we review some of the key issues and concerns that were raised throughout the informative discussion.Read more >
Between 70 and 80 percent of an aged care provider’s revenue is subsidised by the Government, via ACFI. For many aged care providers, this can equate to millions of dollars’ worth of funding each year. It’s essential for all providers to review and optimise their subsidy revenues to ensure they receive the correct amount of funding entitlements.
But how can you ensure that you receive the right ACFI funding entitlements without having to find the extra time, resources and expertise to make it happen? Fortunately, there are a variety of ACFI optimisation tools that help streamline the process.Read more >