Long-awaited deadline brings latest changes to aged care

July 3, 2015

The full roll-out of consumer directed care, the beginning of the Commonwealth Home Support Program, and the start of the My Aged Care Regional Assessment Service and client record.These were among the reform milestones that officially came into effect this week with the long-awaited 1 July deadline.For many aged care providers the official switch to CDC across home care packages comes after years of participation in pilot programs in preparation. However, recognising that not all providers were ready, the government last week provided last-minute transition assistance for the sector.  Darragh O'Keeffe (Australian Ageing Agenda) ​



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