Newsletter for Providers of the Aged Care Sector - Issue #10

Page last updated: 22 January 2016

This information was distributed on 23 January 2015

Dear Aged Care Stakeholder,

Please find attached Issue #10 of the Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter.

The intention of this newsletter is to provide a snapshot of advice on key issues for aged care providers; and to assist stakeholders to understand the changes to aged care following the 1 July 2014 changes, as well as information on the 1 July 2015 changes. The Department will distribute this information regularly.

This week's issue discusses the following topics:

  • Thank you for making a difference - Online survey of Home Care Packages;
  • Transitional Business Advisory Services – ending 30 June 2015;
  • Information on deeming;
  • Final reminder about the cessation of the payroll tax supplement from 1 January 2015;
  • How to calculate a top-up Daily Accommodation Contribution;
  • Information on what is next for My Aged Care;
  • The Veterans’ Supplement in Residential Care and Home Care Packages; and
  • Homecaretoday Newsletter and webinar reminder.

If you have any enquiries, would like to request further clarification or request specific topics be included in the newsletter, please contact agedcarereformenquiries@dss.gov.au.

Please refer to the attachments for further information.

Kind regards
Ageing and Aged Care Stream
Department of Social Services

Newsletter for Providers of the Aged Care Sector - Issue #10 - Cover