Further information on the changes to ageing and aged care

Presentations

2015 Aged Care Changes – WA Self-Funded Retirees: A presentation given to Western Australian Self-Funded Retirees on 12 June 2015, on the 2014 / 2015 aged care changes.

Commonwealth Home Support changes in 2015: The presentation delivered at the aged care sector briefings in March and April 2015. This presentation covers the implementation of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme from 1 July 2015.

Department of Human Services 1 July 2015 changes: The presentation delivered at the aged care sector briefings in March and April 2015. This presentation covers a number of improvements to My Aged Care which are to occur on 1 July 2015.

Home Care Packages and Consumer Directed Care (CDC) 1 July 2015 changes: The presentation delivered at the aged care sector briefings in March and April 2015. This presentation covers the changes to the Home Care Packages including converting all packages to a Consumer Directed Care(CDC) from 1 July 2015.

My Aged Care changes in 2015: The presentation delivered at the aged care sector briefings in March and April 2015. This presentation covers a number of improvements to My Aged Care which are to occur on 1 July 2015.

Fact sheets

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 in preparation for the implementation of the CHSP.

CHSP - Transition and implementation for providers: A fact sheet on the CHSP and the associated aged care changes

CHSP information for service providers: A factsheet for service providers detailing the changes to the CHSP.

CHSP information sheet for older people, their families and carers : A fact sheet for care recipients detailing how to access CHSP, impact on existing clients and the CHSP fees policy.

CHSP Information Sheet: Information on the Commonwealth Home Support Programme and the existing programmes it will incorporate, as outlined in the Key Directions for Commonwealth Home Support Programme Discussion Paper.

Consumer Directed Care information sheet: A fact sheet for Home Care Package providers.

Developing a care plan - Information for Home Care Package providers: A fact sheet for providers offering a Home Care Package to a consumer, which also outlines what to consider when assisting them.

Information for Home Care Package Providers: Frequently asked questions on Consumer Directed Care and what it means for Home Care Package providers

Information on the 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.

Information sheet on the review of Commonwealth Aged Care Advocacy Services: A fact sheet on the review of 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(s).

What the My Aged Care changes in 2015 mean for assessors: A fact sheet providing an outline of what assessors need to know about the changes.

What the My Aged Care changes mean for service providers: A fact sheet outlining what service providers need to know about the changes, including the My Aged Care portals, central client records, the national screening and assessment process, and electronic referrals for service(s).

Links

Home Care Package and Consumer Directed Care: Information on the changes to home care, including the implementation of consumer directed care.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme: Information on the implementation of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme.

Information for Aged Care Providers Newsletter: A regular publication to provide a snapshot of advice on key issues for aged care providers and assist stakeholders to understand the changes to aged care.

My Aged Care: Information about the changes to My Aged Care.

Quality Indicators: Information on the implementation of the national voluntary quality indicators for aged care.

Frequently Asked Questions: Further Information on the financial changes to residential care and home care from July 2014.

Further information on the 2014 changes to aged care: Factsheets, presentations and webinars utilised as part of the 2014 sector briefings.

Webinars: The webinar recordings covering the 2015 Aged Care Changes and information about future webinars.

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