Updates to the CHSP Program Manual

The CHSP Program Manual has been updated for the extension of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2022. Providers will need to be aware of a number of changes in the following areas: Access to emergency CHSP services: older...

New sign language interpreting service

From June 2020, all aged care assessment and delivery services now have access to free sign language and interpreting services to support older Australians who are deaf, deafblind, or hard of hearing to access or engage with Australian Government funded aged care...

CHSP funding extension 2020–2022

Funding certainty to ensure continued service provision for clients As part of the 2019 Australian Government Budget package announced yesterday, funding for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) will be extended from 1 July 2020 to 30 June 2022. Current CHSP...

Aged Care Royal Commission Terms of Reference

Prime Minister Scott Morrison yesterday announced the Terms of Reference for the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. This follows more than 5,100 submissions received from aged care consumers, families, carers, aged care workers, health professionals...