Reform activities will strengthen the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission to further protect senior Australians.
The Australian Government will invest $231.9 million to:
A new star rating system will highlight the quality of aged care services providing informed decision-making for senior Australians, their families, friends and carers.
Investment in independent advocacy will support greater choice and quality safeguards, funding will also assist providers to understand the diversity of the community and barriers to accessing aged care.
The government will improve primary care support between aged care and health care systems with $365.7 million to:
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Aged Care Connect is a member of Aged Care Reform Now
Aged Care Reform Now (ACRN):
ACRN aim is to develop sustainable solutions, not amplify problems. ACRN believe it is only by working together – with care recipients, families, staff, aged care providers, peak bodies, health related unions, academics, Health Department bureaucrats, and politicians – that frail older Australians will receive the appropriate care and support they need.
ACRN membership is FREE and has as an active Facebook group. You can join ACRN at:
ACRN Facebook Page.
If you’re not on Facebook, you can still access ACRN at:
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.
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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.