Issue #16 of the Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter

Page last updated: 21 April 2015

Dear Aged Care Stakeholder,

Please find attached Issue #16 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:

  • 2015 Aged Care Sector Briefings update;
  • How does Consumer Directed Care (CDC) benefit Home Care Providers;
  • Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia Guide application for clinicians;
  • Revised Aged Care Management of Places Forms; and
  • Decision Assist: palliative care and advance planning for aged care.

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 attachment for further information.

Kind regards
Ageing and Aged Care Stream
Department of Social Services

Issue #16 of the Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter - Cover image