Tag: funding

Funding package for aged care to protect against COVID-19

Aged care has received a funding boost to support efforts to protect vulnerable groups such as the elderly, those with chronic...

Gov to provide $537m in response to RC Interim Report

The Morrison Government has announced a $537 million funding package in response to the Royal Commission's interim report, the majority of which...

Consultation commences on new residential care funding model

The Department has released the long-awaited consultation paper for a proposed new funding model for residential care. Providers have been...

True cost of dementia care revealed

New research into the true costs of caring for people living with dementia in residential aged care has highlighted significant flaws in the current funding and cost modelling formulas. 

Bupa releases 2018 pre-Budget submission

Bupa has bucked tradition, releasing its pre-Budget submission prior to the start of the calendar year with a 40-page document suggesting policy changes to...

Southern Cross, Federal Government in blame game over staffing cuts

Elderly nursing home residents, nursing and care staff are the victims of the “blame game” between Southern Cross Care (SCC) and the Federal Government...

Govt to allocate additional $649m to residential care

The Minister for Aged Care will today announce $649 million in additional funding to create more than 9,000 new residential care places across the nation, The Australian newspaper has reported...

Funding calls for specialist end-of-life spiritual care support

Leading organisations have called for future aged care funding to cover specialist spiritual care support for people receiving palliative and end of life care, as...

Reform must be driven by an independent review

In the last year the Coalition Government has taken a lot of money out of the aged care sector...

‘Use it or lose it’ home care recipients told

Up to 15 per cent of home care package funding remains unspent and could be removed from future funding allocations, analysts at StewartBrown are warning consumers and aged care providers...

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