Aged Care in the 2018 Budget

Some of the most welcomed Budget announcements include: an additional 14,000 high-level home care packages over the next four years the release of 13,500 residential aged care places and 775 short term restorative care places in the 2018-19 Aged Care Approvals Round with $60 million in capital investment to support new places $82.5 million over four years for mental health services for people in residential aged care, and $32.8 million over four years to deliver palliative care in residential aged […]

Anzac Day 2018

We thank all men and women who have served Australia to allow us to enjoy the freedom and lifestyle that we have today. Lest We Forget.

Stronger aged care regulations welcomed

The recent announcement of stronger aged care regulations is welcomed. Australian families deserve to know that their elderly loved ones are being properly looked after when they cannot provide that 24×7 care themselves. Aged Care Minister Ken Wyatt last week announced a new independent commission, which would create a single watchdog to better protect elderly residents. There would also be a national rating system enforced to make sure that consumers can easily access and compare information about the quality of […]