Federal Education Minister, Christopher Pyne, has unveiled a series of grants available to researchers looking to tackle dementia.Read more >
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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 >
The Australian Aged Care Quality Agency is reminding all residential aged care facilities that residents and representatives must be told about an impending re-accreditation audit.Read more >
Deloitte and iCareHealth held their second round-table lunch last month with senior executives from a range of aged care providers. The discussion, led by Tapan Parekh, Deloitte’s National Leader for Senior Living, focused on current developments in the sector. Here we summarise some key themes from the discussion.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 >
Patients will soon be able to have pathology and diagnostic imaging results added to their eHealth records, while an additional $10 million investment will allow advance care plans to be added to the PCEHR. These were two of the key announcements presented by Minister for Health Tanya Plibersek at this week’s Health Informatics Conference. Read more details about the announcements as well the key excerpt’s from the Minister’s presentation here.Read more >