February 20, 2018

The Department of health has announce the following public consultation dates for the Aged Care Workforce Strategy Taskforce

Brisbane - 22 February 2018

  • 9.30am to 11am for consumers

  • 12 noon to 1.30pm for providers

  • 2.30pm to 4pm for workers

Venue: Central...

February 19, 2018

Don't forget Single Touch Payroll STP starts on 1/7/2018 for employers with 20 or more staff. Employers must transmit STP on or before they pay their staff in each pay run. At Inerva we are about to launch our STP release and recommend organisations start transmitting...

February 19, 2018

Don't forget as the NBN gets rolled out to more locations throughout Australia that you medical alert or security devices might not work. You need to contact the supplier of your device and register your device with the NBN at https://www1.nbnco.com.au/learn-about-the-...

February 19, 2018

The Oakden inquiry has recommended Dementia and Mental Health be treated as a Medical Service rather than an Aged Care Service. It is really confusing was Oakden a Mental Health Hospital with a dual Aged Care License or an Aged Care Facility specialising in Dementia an...

February 9, 2018

The Department of health has opened consultation on Aged Care Workforce Strategy Review. The consultation is only open for 5 weeks and closes on 16 March 2018.

Read more and participate in the consultation at the consultation hub: https://consultations.health.gov.au/age...

February 8, 2018

The Department of Health has released the independent report they commissioned AMR to complete. There are numerous highlighted statistics but the one of most notable is 74% of consumers were dissatisfied with the wait time to be allocated a package.

Read the full report...

February 4, 2018

It is very unhealthy to be admitted into a hospital with the statistic that 30 percent of elderly patients who are hospitalised to US hospitals end up end up getting an infection in hospital. Don't forget it isn't only the elderly.

Read more at https://www.miragenews.co...

February 2, 2018

The Draft Single Aged Care Quality Framework have been release that are planned to replace:

  • Accreditation Standards

  • Home Care Standards

  • National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program Quality Framework Standards

  • Transiti...

February 1, 2018

Xero and NAB have teamed up to create a feature in Xero that allows customers to pay suppliers directly within Xero, without having to log onto their banks web site. From the information being circulated Nab will be able to view working capital information held in Xero...

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