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Sophisticated or insufficient? Stakeholders argue pros and cons of new AN-ACC funding model

The new AN-ACC funding model for residential aged care is just six months from implementation, and while many believe it to be a promising improvement on the much-derided outgoing ACFI model, others have sticking points that require answers. BIANCA ROBERTS investigates

Frustration as Government’s religious bill debate prioritised over aged care crisis

Aged care is on the Government agenda this week, however cynicism abounds, with claims from advocates that aged care has been left on the back-burner yet again. BIANCA ROBERTS reports

Senate committee hears allied health issue ‘a matter of life and death’ for aged care residents

The fight for explicit allied health provision within the incoming AN-ACC funding model has been brought to the (virtual) doorsteps of parliament during an online Senate Committee hearing.

Stakeholders at loggerheads regarding AN-ACC and future allied health provision in aged care

The Australian Department of Health, researchers and allied health practitioners are at odds in the debate surrounding the perceived effectiveness of the new funding tool for services in residential aged care.

Campaign kicks off to ‘stop the death of allied health in aged care’

Concerned members of the public, physiotherapists, occupational therapists, and others who work in nursing homes are joining together in a grassroots campaign to stop the death of allied health in aged care.

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