Emergency Risk Management Plans 2015-16 for CHSP providers

From Aged Care Access, Quality and Compliance, Department of Health  As the high risk season for major Australian weather events and bushfires approaches it is vital that all aged care services are well prepared and able to respond to a range of emergency events....

Ageing and Aged Care now part of Department of Health

Due to recent government changes, responsibility for ageing and aged care has moved to the Department of Health from 5 November 2015. The way the Department sends regular updates to the sector will remain unchanged but the messages you receive from from the Department...

Release of the analysis of dementia programmes report

Today the Australian Government released the report for the analysis of dementia programmes which was announced earlier this year. The analysis was undertaken in response to a recommendation from the 2014 Ministerial Dementia Forum. Forum participants suggested there...

HammondCare to Establish Severe Behaviour Response Teams

Today the Government announced that through an open competitive grants process HammondCare have been selected to establish and operate national Severe Behaviour Response Teams (SBRTs), expanding support for aged care residents experiencing extreme and severe...