A funding boost to the Home and Community Care programme in Victoria will deliver an extra 200,000 hours of care and support in the home to older people, younger people with disability and their carers.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) achieved a significant milestone today, as the early rollout of the Scheme in NSW commences.
The Australian Government is investing $2.3 million to trial nationally a Victorian-based programme that improves the care of people with dementia in hospital.
The Australian Government today announced the members of a new Carer Gateway Advisory Group to lead an initiative to better support Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers.
The Australian Government is providing $40 million to support aged care providers transition to the new Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and the consumer directed care (CDC) model of home care packages.
The Australian Government today encouraged people with disability, their family, friends and advocates to participate in a review of the National Disability Advocacy Framework.
Tonight common sense prevailed, with the successful passage of the Business Services Wage Assessment Tool (BSWAT) payment scheme Bills through the Senate.
The Government has taken two decisions to provide certainty for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) clients and providers.
The claim by Shayne Neumann today that the Government is ceasing support for people with younger onset dementia is false.
The claim by Bill Shorten today that the Government is ceasing support for people with younger onset dementia is false.