July 1, 2019

Hopefully everyone is prepared for the new Aged Care Quality Standards starting today. 

Read more at: https://www.agedcarequality.gov.au/providers/standards

June 19, 2019

Just a reminder about implementing new contracts and new Charter for Residential Aged Care and Home Care clients. The new Charter for existing Residential residents must be rolled out by 30/9/2019 and for Home Care 31/1/2019

Read more at: https://www.theweeklysource.com...

May 13, 2019

Queensland and South Australia have reported large flu outbreaks this year already. Sadly 17 people have died from the flu already this year in SA. The medical advice is to vaccinate, wash your hands/benches and cover your mouth when you cough or sneeze to minimise the...

April 23, 2019

The National Guide for Aged Care 2019/20 developed by Pro-Vision and their partners includes topics on; improving wound care, infection control, tips for communication with and supporting people with dementia and guidelines for compulsory guidelines.

Read more about thi...

March 27, 2019

Auskey will be tired in 2020 and replaced by myGovID and Relationship Authorisation Manager (RAM).

Read more about this at: https://www.ato.gov.au/Tax-professionals/Newsroom/Digital-interaction-with-us/AUSkey-replacement-coming/

and at: https://www.dta.gov.au/our-project...

March 26, 2019

The new single charter of rights has been released for federally funded aged care clients, of note:

1.  The start date is 1/7/2019

2.  All new clients must get an individually signed copy from 1/7/2019

3.  Clients must have the opportunity to also sign the document

4....

March 10, 2019

On 14 January 2020 Windows 7 hits its end of life, on that date Microsoft will end free support for updates including Critical Security Updates. For most business and private users of Windows 7 they will be left vulnerable and unprotected from security bugs and flaws....

March 8, 2019

New rules start on 11/3/2019 to allow aged care organisations to sponsor foreigners with special skills not listed in the eligible occupations list. These skills could include being bilingual.

Read more at: https://www.sbs.com.au/yourlanguage/punjabi/en/article/2019/03/...

February 10, 2019

$662 million announced, including an extra 10,000 Home Care places. I'm seeing announcements a couple of times a months now, it is hard to see what is new money and what are discussions/publicity on prior months announcements. What ever is the case with this funding, t...

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May 7, 2020

Dure to the pandemic and the ATO's focus on Job Keeper Single Touch payroll version 2 implementation has been delayed. There has been no date set for...

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