Information for Aged Care Providers - Issue 2

Page last updated: 28 November 2014

This information was distributed on 17 October 2014.

Dear Aged Care Stakeholder,

Please find attached Issue #2 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:

  • New arrangements from high care/low care to ageing in place
  • The impact of removing high care/low care on providing respite,
  • Release of the Guide to Aged Care Law,
  • Accommodation payment reforms: update on the delivery of transitional business advisory services, and
  • Carers Week - Sunday 12 October to Saturday 18 October

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

Please refer to the attachment for further information.

Kind regards
Ageing and Aged Care Stream
Department of Social Services

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