Information for Providers Newsletter - Issue 4

Page last updated: 28 July 2017

This information was distributed on 5 November 2014

Dear Aged Care Stakeholder,

Please find attached Issue #4 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:

  • Request for Tender for the My Aged Care Regional Assessment Service,
  • Offering residents choices in how they pay for their accommodation,
  • Certification of residential aged care services,
  • Update to the 20 September 2014 Indexation Round,
  • Aged Care Financing Authority monitoring reports,
  • New fact sheets available to support home care recipients,
  • Additional Guidance – Care and Services in Aged Care Homes, and
  • Emergency Risk Management Plans 2014-15.

If you have any enquiries, would like to request further clarification or request specific topics be included in this newsletter, please contact

Please refer to the attachments for further information.

Kind regards

Ageing and Aged Care Stream

Department of Social Services

Information for Providers newsletter Issue 4 cover image