Consumers in Aged Care Sector

Trauma & Aged Care – Pheonix Australia

Many older people have experienced trauma at some point in their life. Aged care workers can also be exposed to trauma as part of their work. Information and resources are available for people affected by trauma and those who support them.

    Click here to learn more about Trauma & Aged Care for Older people, Families & Carers

    Spotlight: Am I eligible?

    One of the first questions you or a loved one might have when seeking government-funded aged care is, “am I eligible?”.

    To find out if you’re eligible for services, the first step is to have an aged care assessment. These usually happen at your home.

    My Aged Care’s Eligibility checker can help you quickly find out if you meet the requirements to have an aged care assessment.

    Click here to take the eligibility checker
    CHSP Providers’ Health Check Survey

    The National Sector Support and Development (SSD) Network, funded by the Australian Department of Health & Aged Care (DoHAC), provides sector support and development to CHSP funded providers. A key responsibility is to assist providers navigate the aged care reforms and transition to a new in-home support program scheduled for 1 July 2024.
    We understand that there are inequities in the CHSP sector in accessing SSD services nationally. This survey will provide valuable information from the data collected, that will help shape future planning for SSD ‘s and DoHAC to respond appropriately.
    Help us help you! Act now and complete this short 3 minute survey that  closes end of business on 9 May 2023.

    Click here to take the survey
    Volunteering NSW State Conference

    The Centre for Volunteering is hosting a hybrid 2023 Volunteering NSW State Conference in Orange on:
    • Thursday the 8th of June 2023
    • 9:00am – 5:00pm,
    • The Orange Ex-Services Club

    Keynote Speakers include Christine Anu, Leigh Sales AM, Reconciliation Australia and Daniel Murray Empathic Consulting.
    The Centre are offering scholarships to attend the conference through an Expression of Interest process, to people who are engaged in volunteering in the region and staff who are involved in community development and/or the volunteering sector.
    Successful applicants will receive complimentary registration. You are encouraged to apply and share this amongst your community networks.

    More details are below plus how to apply, or follow this link:
    Applications close Wednesday, 24 May 2023.

    Consultation on an exposure draft of the Inspector – General of Aged Care Bill

    The Australian Government is seeking feedback on a draft Inspector-General of Aged Care Bill (the Bill) to establish a new independent statutory office – the Inspector-General of Aged Care (Inspector-General) – to provide oversight of, and to drive improvements in the aged care system.

    Click here to view

    Live Webinar and Q&A

    Hear our voices: participating in aged care and reform.

    FREE online event. Tuesday, 31st January – 11.30am-12.30pm.

    Click here to learn more

    Submission process for a new program for in-home aged care discussion paper

    You can have your say through our online submission or by calling 1800 318 209.

    Submissions will be open until 25 November 2022.

    MYAGED CARE Fact Sheets now available in 20 languages

    The customer factsheet on the MYAGED CARE service offer has been translated and published in 20 languages on the website here:

    Connecting you to My Aged Care services –
    Information in your language – Services Australia

    Home care packages Q&A Webinar

    Tuesday, 18th October, 2022 at 11:30am – 12:30pm.

    Click here to register

    Click here to view the Bathurst Gold Newsletter!
    (Newsletter for Seniors)

    Reforming in-home aged care and regulation update

    Click here to watch the webinar

    Reforming in-home aged care and regulation update

    The Australian Government is determined to deliver reforms to Australia’s aged care system that improve the care delivered to older Australians.

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