Announcements

Page last updated: 23 January 2017

2017

2016

2015

23/04/2015 - CHSP Fees Policy

2014

December

23 December 2014 - Medication Management in Residential Aged Care Facilities

19 December 2014 - Commonwealth Home Support Programme

19 December 2014 - Checking your staff’s qualifications and registration

18 December 2014 - What's next for My Aged Care?

18 December 2014 - Provider Communiqué - Quarterly Review

11 December 2014 - Important Reminder about Caring for Older People in Warmer Weather

2 December 2014 - Request for Tender for the My Aged Care Regional Assessment Service - Consortia Information

2 December 2014 - Changes to the Home Care Packages 2013-14 Financial Report

November

28 November 2014 - Invitation to participate: Survey of Home Care Packages Providers

October

26 October 2014 - Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) letter to providers

25 October 2014 - Streamlining assessments for home support services

25 October 2014 - Request for Tender for the My Aged Care Regional Assessment Service

18 October 2014 - Repeal of Commonwealth Certification of Residential Aged Care Services

16 October 2014 - Preseason Emergency Event Letter and Checklist

15 October 2014 - Building Capacity for the Emerging Aged Care Needs of Culturally and Linguistically Diverse Communities

14 October 2014 - 20 September 2014 Indexation Round (update)

14 October 2014 - Additional Guidance - Care and Services in Aged Care Homes

11 October 2014 - Launch of the South Australian Innovation Hub

08 October 2014 - Certification of Residential Services

03 October 2014 - General Purpose Financial Reporting

03 October 2014 - Identifying Care Needs in Respite Care

01 October 2014 - Correction - Refundable Deposit Balance and Accommodation Bond Balance Refund Interest Rates

September

26 September 2014 - The Guide to Aged Care Law

24 September 2014 - Transfer of Collections of HACC MDS from Fujitsu to the Commonwealth

19 September 2014 - Aged Care Rates - From 20 September 2014

18 September 2014 - Assessment for Respite Care superseded by Industry Alert - Identifying Care needs in Respite Care

10 September 2014 - Seasonal Influenza Advice

05 September 2014 - Changes to the Home Care Packages Programme Financial Reporting

03 September 2014 - Higher Accommodation Supplement: Newly Built Services

01 September 2014 - Updated Commonwealth HACC Service Provider Contact List

August

29 August 2014 - Annual Prudential Compliance Statement

20 August 2014 - Important Health Message - Seasonal Influenza

20 August 2014 - Aged Care Reform Implementation Update

July

25 July 2014 - Changes to Home Care Packages Programme Financial Accountability Reporting

24 July 2014 - Payroll Tax Supplement

23 July 2014 - Aged Care Entry Record

17 July 2014 - Change of Contact Details for QLD State Office

14 July 2014 - Request for Assistance to Monitor the Impact of the 1 July  Reforms

10 July 2014 - Industry Feedback Alert - Police certificates and subcontracted services

02 July 2014 - Nominations Open for National Disability Awards

01 July 2014 - 1 July 2014 Aged Care Reform Changes

01 July 2014 - My Aged Care Fee Estimator and the “Let’s Talk About Aged Care” Campaign

June

28 June 2014 - Higher Accommodation Supplement and Significant Refurbishment

27 June 2014 - Cessation of the Dementia and Severe Behaviours Supplement

26 June 2014 - Viral Gastroenteritis in Residential Aged Care

26 June 2014 - Accommodation Bond Balance Refund Interest Rates

May

27 May 2014 - 2014 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR)

27 May 2014 - Release of Exposure Draft Fees and Payments Principles 2014 (No.2) and the Subsidy Principles 2014 for 1 July 2014

23 May 2014 - Medical alarms register

23 May 2014 - Removal of the distinction between High Care and Low Care in residential aged care places

14 May 2014 - Publication of Accommodation Pricing Information

9 May 2014 - Australian Government Aged Care staff contact details are changing soon

6 May 2014 - Changes to the Privacy Act

April

15 April 2014 - Effective communication in palliative care - Industry Feedback Alert from the Aged Care Complaints Scheme

15 April 2014 - Release of Second Package of Exposure Draft Subordinate Legislation for 1 July 2014

1 April 2014 - Accommodation Bond Balance Refund Interest Rates

March

28 March 2014 - Transitional Business Advisory Services - Support to help you transition to new accommodation payment arrangements

26 March 2014 - Release of Exposure Draft Subordinate Legislation for 1 July 2014

20 March 2014 - 2014 Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program - Nursing and Care Managers

20 March 2014 - 2014 Seasonal Influenza Vaccination Program - Community Care Providers

19 March 2014 - Indexation rates for Residential Aged Care and Home Care Packages from 20 March 2014

17 March 2014 - Publication of Accommodation Prices on my Aged Care

February

13 February 2014 - New compulsory reporting resources for aged care services

6 February 2014 - New What Can We Learn? Report : Working with nominated and legally appointed representatives

3 February 2014 - Fees and Payment Principles 2014 and the threshold for applications to the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner

January

30 January 2014 - Aged Care Education & Training Incentive Program

29 January 2014 - Streamlining the Quality Reporting Program

25 January 2014 - Message on behalf of the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner

22 January 2014 - Aged Care Payment System for Home Care Providers

14 January 2014 - Update to Residential Care Manual

2 January 2014 - Warm Weather Letter to HACC Services