March 29, 2017

Provider and consumer peak bodies are urging the Federal Government to increase the flexibility of the home care system to distribute packages based on assessed need rather than by funding level.

Suzanne Greenwood

In its pre-budget submission, Catholic Health Australia s...

March 22, 2017

ASA, in conjunction with Alzheimer’s Australia and Pro-Visual Publishing, has released the 2017 National Guide for Aged Care. This free, wall-mounted guide provides essential information and resources on topics such as:

  • Antimicrobial Stewardship.

  • Patient Handli...

March 22, 2017

Preliminary findings from a pilot project that aims to put residents in residential homes at the centre of care suggest the program has noticeably improved quality of life and satisfaction of care. 

A pilot project around person centred approach to care in aged care hom...

March 17, 2017

Note from the 1st meeting held on 17/2/2017

The Hon Ken Wyatt AM MP, Minister for Aged Care and Minister for Indigenous Health welcomed new members

  • Ms Samantha Edmonds, Manager of Ageing and Aged Care Projects,  National LGBTI Health Alliance 

  • Dr Stephen Ju...

March 14, 2017

Customers of the federal government's $22 billion National Disability Insurance Scheme will be able to pay for health services through a new platform to be rolled out by Westpac Banking Corp, which has taken a 10 per cent equity stake in payments firm InLoop.

InLoop is...

Inerva announces in the March release we have an exciting new feature of automatically calculating the CDC Home Care consumers refund split between the Consumer's Portion and the Medicare Portion.  It is also an option to have this refund amount printed on the bottom o...

Just a reminder the LASA-Q Conference is on at the end of this month 29-31/3/2017. We have a trade stand in the exhibitors section, same spot as last year at the entrance to the exhibitors hall. We hope to catch up with all our current customers, show off our software...

March 13, 2017

The Aged Care Financing Authority review continues on Accommodation Bonds/Refundable Accommodation Deposits (RAD's)

The government is in a hard place here, there is risk if one of the big player in residential aged care defaults. The government underwrites the repayment...

March 13, 2017

6 fantastic brochures all with 10 hard hitting questions each that prospective residents and their family should familiarise themselves with. I would recommend Aged Care organisations also familiarise themselves also so they can easily answer the questions.

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New Pandemic leave causes added to Health Care Modern Awards

August 2, 2020

Fair Work Australia has temporarily added special Pandemic Leave clauses to the following Modern Awards:

  • Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Ser...

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