Issue #18 of the Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter

Page last updated: 22 May 2015

Dear Aged Care Stakeholder,

Please find attached Issue #18 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:

  • Transitional business advisory services–ending 30 June 2015;
  • Palliative Approach to Care Toolkit for Residential Aged Care;
  • Information about the aged care entry process;
  • Home care packages update; and
  • Change to email communications from DSS.

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

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