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 >
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Government reforms have come into effect in the community care sector this week, with all unused Home Care Package places now reclaimed by the Department of Health.Read more >
A recent study by the Productivity Commission has found that care recipients have a low awareness around the current aged care reforms.Read more >
The Federal Government has stated that it will not make changes to package levels or income-tested care fee arrangements as part of the planned home care reforms.Read more >
Key aged care stakeholders have welcomed the new Minister for Social Services, Christian Porter, but have urged momentum on sector reform.Read more >
Australian home care workers must receive better training and conditions in order to reform the system, according to a New Zealand Professor.Read more >