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What is Reablement?

 Reablement is short-term help to learn or re-learn the skills needed to live independently at home. It’s about building on what you can do for yourself; and creating a plan to help you achieve or do something that’s important to you. Reablement Client Flyer...

In-Home Aged Care Resources from Department of Health and Aged Care

In-Home Aged Care Resources from Department of Health and Aged Care

The Department of Health and Aged Care has valuable resources available for those requiring in-home support. Please find in-Home Aged Care resources available here: https://www.health.gov.au/resources/collections/in-home-aged-care-resources The Commonwealth Home...

Important dates: Result of the review of the CHSP programs

• November 2021 – indicative service offer and funding.
• November 17 2021, Commonwealth webinar
• December 2021, early January 2022, indicative service offer .
• In early 2022, draft grant agreement
• In March 2022, can apply for transition support to manage cash flow impacts from payment in arrears.
• In July 2022, the CHSP manual will be updated. read more..

Commonwealth news – News re: infection control measures – Update: Single site workforce arrangements are ending in NSW/ACT on 15 November 2021

Commonwealth news – News re: infection control measures – Update: Single site workforce arrangements are ending in NSW/ACT on 15 November 2021

It is now appropriate for residential aged care providers in these areas to commence transitioning out of single site arrangements. This transition should occur over the next two weeks, with the end of single site employment on 15 November 2021, after which time workers can return to usual working arrangements. Providers must stay informed with any public health measures for these areas which can be found on NSW and ACT government websites.

Grant Funding will be available for aged care providers to assist with the costs related to the mandatory vaccinations

Grant Funding will be available for aged care providers to assist with the costs related to the mandatory vaccinations

Information from the Webinar held on 25/10/20 “Public Health Order for Mandatory Vaccinations for In-Home and Community Aged Care Workers”Grant Funding will be available for costs related to the vaccinations eg staff on sick leave, attend vaccination, transport to get vaccinated, mandatory reporting into the portal.

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