A new consumer-focused Aged Care Act will underpin these generational reforms.
The Australian Government will invest $30.1 million to support aged care providers to improve their governance and meet stronger legislative obligations. Reviewed Aged Care Quality Standards and an "Assistant Commissioner for Sector Capability and Education" will improve corporate and clinical government capability.
$13.4 million will be used to create a local network of Department of Health aged care staff, ensuring national planning is informed by local issues and needs.
A new "Inspector-General of Aged Care" will provide independent oversight, and older people will have a voice through the "Council of Elders". A new "National Aged Care Advisory Council" will support reforms development and offer expert advice to government.
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