Newsletter for Providers of the Aged Care Sector - Issue #11

Page last updated: 06 February 2015

This information was distributed on 6 February 2015

Dear Aged Care Stakeholder,

Please find attached Issue #11 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:

  • Author Jackie French named 2015 Senior Australian of the Year.
  • The 2015 Aged Care Reform Roadshow – coming soon;
  • Consultation on the proposed changes to financial reporting;
  • Thank you from the Department of Human Services;
  • Tips for Combined Assets and Income Assessment;
  • Aged Care Online Claiming access for approved providers; and
  • Home Care fee arrangements for pre-1 July 2014 consumers.

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

Please refer to the attachments for further information.

Kind regards
Ageing and Aged Care Stream
Department of Social Services

Newsletter for Providers of the Aged Care Sector - Issue #11