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High-level policy framework for the Short-Term Restorative Care Programme and feedback from consultation

The high-level policy framework for the Short-Term Restorative Care Programme and feedback from the consultation forums are now available.

October update for service providers – Commonwealth Home Support Programme

The Department has released an October update of current CHSP transition activities and what you can expect over the coming months.

Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter - Issue #28

The Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter #28 has been released.

Commencement of Severe Behaviour Response Teams

The Australian Government has announced the commencement of national Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRTs), expanding support for aged care residents experiencing extreme and severe Behavioural and Psychological Symptoms of Dementia (BPSD).

Commonwealth Home Support Programme Client Contribution Framework

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Client Contribution Framework and National Guide to the CHSP Client Contribution Framework are now available.

Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter - Issue #27

The Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter #27 has been released.

Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter - Issue #26

The Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter #26 was released today.

Information on how to access DSS Data Exchange training

In the lead up to 1 November 2015, CHSP Data Exchange workshops are being held nationally. If you have any questions regarding the DSS Data Exchange or how to participate in the workshops please contact dssdataexchange.comms@dss.gov.au.

Release of Discussion Paper for Increasing Choice in Home Care – Stage 1

The Department invites interested parties to provide feedback on the implementation arrangements.

Home Care Packages Programme Operational Manual available now

The Department is pleased to announce that the Home Care Packages Programme Operational Manual (the Manual) has been finalised and is now available.

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