Tag: David Tune

Aged Care Capability Review: Concerns about urgency and implementation

Last Friday, Aged Care Minister Anika Wells released the Capability Review of the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission after having it...

Labor slams slow action on reforms

The need for greater transparency, continued bipartisanship and faster action in getting on with the aged care reforms, has been emphasised by the Shadow...

Bold changes ahead for accreditation process

Providers can expect “bold changes” to the approved provider accreditation process, the Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM, has warned ahead of the...

Additional home care packages and MAC upgrades

The Government has announced an additional 6,000 home care packages will be made available to support older Australians with higher care needs in response...

Level 5 home care packages and fee changes amongst Tune recommendations

The long-awaited aged care legislative review led by David Tune AO has been tabled in Parliament and released publicly, with 38 recommendations that mostly...

Leaders question relevance of existing means testing and fees model

The need for greater consumer contributions to personal and nursing care, aligning home and residential care fees and new approaches to equity release featured strongly at the aged care forum held yesterday.

Q&A with Minister Ken Wyatt

Minister Ken Wyatt has told Inside Ageing that he remains committed to seeing through the major policy reforms underway and expanding his consultation with aged care providers as a priority in the coming months...

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