The Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter #26 was released today.
Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Data Exchange training and support is available service providers in the lead up to 1 November 2015.
The Department invites interested parties to provide feedback on the implementation arrangements.
The Department is pleased to announce that the Home Care Packages Programme Operational Manual (the Manual) has been finalised and is now available.
The Department is seeking feedback on the new Aged Care Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) Programme Policy Consultation Paper. The paper puts forward the proposed key elements of the STRC Programme’s policy framework.
Indexation rates for Residential Aged Care and Home Care Packages and changes to the Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR)
The schedules for residential and home care fees and charges and supplements have been updated to take effect from 20 September 2015 in line with changes to the basic age pension and indexation rates.
In recognition of the interest to attend the Short-Term Restorative Care Programme workshop in Melbourne on 29 September 2015, a second workshop has been scheduled.
All applications for the 2015 ACAR must be received electronically in the Department of Social Services on or before 11.59 pm 25 September 2015.
The Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter #25 was released today.
The Department invites interested parties to attend a workshop or webinar to provide feedback on the proposed policy framework for the new STRC Programme.