A new funding agreement that increases funding from $52.6 million to $151.1 million over four years will significantly expand the NACAP to support greater choice and quality safeguards for senior Australians, the Federal Government said today.
Seventeen prominent Australians will provide expert advice on aged care issues and the implementation of the Morrison Government’s $17.7 billion reform agenda in response to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
Proposed amendments to federal aged care legislation will prevent legal challenges to residential aged care facility providers implementing restrictive practices, where consent has been given prior. Aged care advocates have concerns. BIANCA ROBERTS reports
Home and residential aged care providers will develop coordinated workforce planning approaches under a new Federal Government service aimed at ensuring quality levels of personalised care are strengthened and maintained.