Tag: Helen Polley

12 months+ wait for home care packages

Most people who have been approved for a home care package in recent months will have to wait more than a year to be...

Extra funds aren’t for improvements to My Aged Care

The additional funding allocated to My Aged Care in the 2017 Budget will not be used towards improvements but to continue operating the IT platform, senior Departmental staff have admitted in Budget estimates.

Labor slams absence of policy directions in 2017 Budget

Labor says the Budget has failed to address the medium to long term challenges of an ageing population, including delays for home care assessments...