Published date: 17 February 2022
You’re invited to a free webinar to learn more about the Support at Home Program and a new regulatory framework.
The Support at Home Program will replace all help at home programs from July 2023, and is part of major reforms to aged care in the coming years.
The Department of Health is hosting the webinar, which will take place on Tuesday, 8 March 2022.
What will the event cover?
The webinar will discuss the Support at Home Program and a new regulatory framework that will support this and other planned reforms.
It will cover:
- the proposed design for Support at Home, including how it will improve in-home aged care services
- the proposed assessment tool, and how it will lead to improved assessments for older Australians
- how the program compares to current in-home aged care programs
- how to get involved in consultations
- proposed concepts for a framework that will better regulate aged care.
You can also read more about the above information in:
- a new summary document that compares the Support at Home Program with existing programs
- the Concepts for a new framework for regulating aged care paper
- the Support at Home Program Overview paper, which includes more detail on what the Support at Home Program design may look like.
Who are the speakers?
A panel of senior Department of Health representatives will present including:
- Nick Morgan – Assistant Secretary, Support at Home Reform Branch
- Gillian Shaw – Assistant Secretary, Harmonisation and Regulatory Strategy Branch
- Julia Atkinson –Director, Support at Home Policy Section
You will be able to submit questions to the speakers during the webinar.
Support at Home Program and Regulation Update
Date: Tuesday, 8 March 2022
Time: 2:00pm - 4:00pm AEDT
If you’re unable to watch on the day, you can view a recording several days after the webinar on the Department’s website.
To find out more about this event and aged care reform engagement activities, sign up on the Department of Health’s Ageing and Aged Care Engagement Hub.
Last updated date: 18 February 2022
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