Home Care Reforms


At Home - Independant and in Control

Remaining independent and in control, living at home and connected to your community.

The Commonwealth has allocated $7.5 billion to enable:

  • Up to 80,000 additional Home Care Packages,
  • increased support for informal and family carers,
  • additional support for elderly Australians to find the aged care services they need,
  • increased Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission checks on home care providers,
  • pricing transparency to ensure value for money in the home care space.

The Commonwealth will develop a new support at home program.

Funding will boost residential respite services and early referrals to Carer Gateway services.

Respite will also be improved through care planning for people living with dementia, residential facility training and early intervention assistance.

The My Aged Care website and contact centre will continue to be a key entry point and source of information for services and supports. People navigating the aged care system will also gain help from face-to-face aged care specialists and Community Care Finders.

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Home Care Reforms Timetable

2021

  • 40,000 more home care pacakages to be available.
  • Elderly Australians able to access assistance and information about aged care through 325 service centres, and aged care specialists in 70 "Services Australia" centres.
  • Extra support for informal carers.

2022

  • 40,000 more home care pacakages to be available.
  • Respite services for 8,400 additional clients.

2023

  • 500 Local Community Care Finders provide targeted, specialist face-to-face support to elderly Australians to help them access aged care and connect with other health and social supports.
  • Elderly Australians can access a new support at home program.
  • Single assessment workforce will expand to the new support at home program.

2024

  • New support at home program supports senior Australians to stay in their homes and keep connected to their communities.
  • Single assessment workforce will continue assessments for the new support at home program.

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.






Individualised Placement Plan

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.

care plan

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.





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Residential Care Placement Partners

Over the years, Aged Care Connect has worked with many a large number of aged care providers, including aged care homes that are:

  • located in all States and Territories.
  • Not-For-Profit (NFP) and Private Sector.
  • ASX listed providers with large numbers of aged care homes to Single family-owned aged care homes.
  • Homes that specialise in dementia care.
  • Homes that specialise in care for younger persons.
  • Homes with greater than 150 residents.
  • Smaller Homes with around 50 residents and with a community feel.
  • Homes that focus on specific cultural and ethnic backgrounds.
  • Homes that focus on specific religious and faith-based needs.
  • Homes that focus on low means and financially disadvantaged residents.
  • Homes that are LGBTIQ friendly.

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.


Residential Care Partners
Allity Aged Care ACH Group Aged Care Aegis Aged Care
Allity Aged Care Abberfield Aged Care Arcare Aged Care
Aurrum Aged Care Australian Unity Aged Care Basscare Aged Care
Benetas Aged Care Blue Care Aged Care Bolton Clarke Aged Care
Brotherhood of St Laurence Aged Care Bupa Aged Care Carinity Aged Care
Churches of Christ Aged Care Deloraine Aged Care Donwood Aged Care
Doutta Galla Aged Care Estia Health Aged Care Fairmont Aged Care
Feros Aged Care Freedom Aged Care Freemasons Aged Care
Hammondcare Aged Care Helping Hand Aged Care Hope Aged Care
IRT Aged Care Japara Aged Care Lynden Aged Care
Javadale Bethel Aged Care Anzac Lodge
Manor Court Aged Care Mayflower Aged Care Mc Kenzie Aged Care
Mecwacare Aged Care Medical and Aged Care Group Menarock Life Aged Care
Mercy Health Aged Care Micare Aged Care Napier Street Aged Care
Opal Aged Care Catholic Health Care Aged Care RSL Lifecare Aged Care
Country Heath SA Aged Care Calvary Aged Care Amana Living Aged Care
Eldercare Aged Care Ozcare Aged Care Resthaven Aged Care
Thompson Health Care Aged Care Villa Maria Catholic Homes Aged Care Brightwater Care Group
Lutheran Aged Care Wintringham Aged Care Blue Cross Aged Care
Regis Aged Care Rockpool Aged Care Salvation Army Aged Care
Seasons Aged Care Southern Cross Care Aged Care The Alexander Aged Care
TLC Aged Care Tricare Aged Care Trinity Aged Care
Uniting Age Well Aged Care Uniting Aged Care Vermont Aged Care
Village Glen Aged Care Homestyle Glen Aged Care Whiddon Group Aged Care


Residential Aged Care

source: gen-agedcaredata.gov.au

886

Residential Care Providers

2695

Care Homes

207142

Care Beds

89.9

Avg. Occupancy %

Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

Summary of Recommendations and Download the Complete Report



Seek independent and experienced assistance.


Seek Independent Advice

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.





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