Aged care reform fact sheets

Page last updated: 24 February 2017

Aged care changes – the journey so far
A number of improvements to the aged care system have already occurred; this fact sheet outlines the changes so far.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) manual
A fact sheet to assist providers of aged care to prepare for the implementation of the CHSP.

CHSP interpreting support for service providers
From 1 July 2015 all providers delivering CHSP services are eligible to access Commonwealth Government-funded interpreting services from the Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS National).

CHSP - Victorian Home and Community Care transition timeline
A timeline for Victorian service providers transitioning to the CHSP.

CHSP information sheet
Information on the Commonwealth Home Support Programme and the existing program it will incorporate, as outlined in the Key Directions for Commonwealth Home Support Programme Discussion Paper.

Commonwealth HACC Program - new service providers
Information about the Commonwealth HACC Program for new service providers.

Victorian HACC transition timeline
A timeline of activities involved in the transition of Victorian HACC services to the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP), showing the changes that are occurring and how providers can prepare. It covers the period from November-December 2015 to 1 July 2016.

Home care package
A range of fact sheets have been developed to support providers understand the Home Care Packages Program.

Implementation of the national voluntary quality indicators for aged care
Quality indicators (QI) measure aspects of service provision which contribute to the quality of care and services given by the provider, and consumers’ quality of life and experiences.

Review of Commonwealth Aged Care Advocacy Services
A fact sheet on the outcomes of the review of Commonwealth Aged Care Advocacy Services.

My Aged Care changes in 2015
A fact sheet on the changes to My Aged Care in 2015, including information on the introduction of the My Aged Care portals, central client records, the national screening and assessment process, and electronic referrals for service.

What the My Aged Care changes in 2015 mean for assessors
An outline of what assessors need to know about the changes to My Aged Care.

What the My Aged Care changes mean for service providers
Outlines what service providers need to know about the changes to My Aged Care, including the My Aged Care portals, central client records, the national screening and assessment process, and electronic referrals for service.