Help guide the future of dementia care in Australia
If you live with dementia, or care for someone who does, you’re invited to help develop a National Dementia Action Plan - that will guide the future of dementia care in Australia. Public consultation closes on 31 January 2023.
How we’re improving Home Care Package charges
Important changes are coming to Home Care Package charges on 1 January 2023. The changes will bring more transparency to how providers charge and set limits on care and package management prices.
Information for older Australians on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Older people are at greater risk of more serious illness if they get COVID-19. If you – or someone you care for – need help, there is support available. This COVID-19 page lists a range of important resources to assist you.
What started as volunteering has become friendship
To celebrate International Day of Volunteers we are sharing another story from the Community Visitor’s Scheme (CVS). The CVS helps older people experiencing social isolation to engage with volunteers.
Share your thoughts on an Inspector-General of Aged Care
The Department of Health and Aged Care has released draft legislation, known as the Inspector-General of Aged Care Bill. If you receive aged care services, we’d like to know what you think of the draft Bill.
What is the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission?
The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission protects the rights and interests of people who use Commonwealth-funded aged care services by making ensuring that aged care service providers give the best care possible