Currently around 204,000 senior Australians reside in residential aged care. The Commonwealth Government will invest $3.9 billion over the next 4 years to increase front line care.
From 1 July 2021, a new government basic daily fee supplement of $10 per resident per day will give immediate support with provider reports on record daily services, such as food, nutrition, linen and cleaning.
A new funding model for residential aged care will enable transparency, and independent assessors will resolve fairer aged care support for all residents. The Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) model will distribute funds based on the needs of the resident and the costs of providing that care. Respite care funding will also align to the AN-ACC model.
Additional funding will support face-to-face care for each resident. Providers will be monitored and will be required to produce regular reporting to:
A competitive market will assist service choice, the Government will invest $102.1 million to:
The Government will also invest $49.1 million to install an independent process to gain advice on aged care pricing issues.
MPIR Reducing to 4.01% on 1st October 2021
The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) will be reducing to 4.01 % per annum, from 1st October 2021.
How to Deal with Depression in the Elderlyhttps://t.co/klDfwdlvZv— aged care connect (@agedcareconnect) August 9, 2021
Depression is an illness. Just like the flu, depression can leave a person physically exhausted and unable to cope with everyday life. Don’t belittle your loved one’s depression by telling him to “snap out of it.” pic.twitter.com/gLYdwUKi3H
An individual placement plan is developed for each of our family clients.
The placement plan contains detailed client requirements and family preferences, shortlist of suitable facilities and a timetable of work completed and planned to achieve the successful placement outcome.
Our family clients can request the current status of the tasks on the plan. This formal approach helps with communication between all interested parties, including social workers in the hospital.
We also request feedback from families of our services and where we can continually improve and revise our service for future family clients.
How to Care for a Grumpy Mother or Fatherhttps://t.co/2YoK7rDh9h— aged care connect (@agedcareconnect) August 9, 2021
My mother used to stand in front of greeting card racks and weep when she read the messages inside of Mother’s Day cards. She cried because she felt sad and guilty for not loving her own mother. pic.twitter.com/8N2e3cRZaF
Over the years, Aged Care Connect has worked with many a large number of aged care providers, including aged care homes that are:
Our experience and detailed knowledge means that we can perfectly match the aged care home to your family care needs, location requirements, financial situation and personal preferences.
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Cataracts and Vision Loss in the Elderlyhttps://t.co/CIDOc7sCWe— aged care connect (@agedcareconnect) August 9, 2021
If you have elderly loved ones, chances are that at some point, they’ll experience cataracts.
A natural condition that develops over time, cataracts come on gradually. pic.twitter.com/0DU2L7EeUN
Covid-19 and the findings of the Royal Commission into Aged Care have increased awareness regarding quality services in aged care homes.
This has reinforced the benefit to seek independent and experienced assistance when placing your loved one into any aged care home.
No one is quite sure why humans have a natural need to sleep, though there have been countless studies performed on the subject. Most doctors and scientific research experts agree .. read morehttps://t.co/WznifvNe2o pic.twitter.com/8wUjMNmmZn— aged care connect (@agedcareconnect) August 23, 2021