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 agedcarereformenquiries@dss.gov.au.

Please refer to the attachments for further information.

Kind regards

Ageing and Aged Care Stream

Department of Social Services

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