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 agedcarereformenquiries@dss.gov.au.

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