Approved Providers – Working with the New Kids on the Block

Approved Providers – Working with the New Kids on the Block

With the 27th February 2017 deadline looming, established aged care providers should look around them to see who else is positioning themselves to offer Home Care Package management and support in their region. It has been interesting to note that over the past couple...
Why You Need a 90-Day Plan and How to Set One Up in 25 Minutes or Less

Why You Need a 90-Day Plan and How to Set One Up in 25 Minutes or Less

Last week we talked about the changes that are rolling out in the aged and disability sectors and how you can future-proof your organisation. For some organisations, there may be a number of improvements or activities that need to be completed in time for the reforms...
Increasing Choice in Home Care – Avoiding Organisational Meltdown

Increasing Choice in Home Care – Avoiding Organisational Meltdown

The Deadline for the implementation of the Increasing Choice in Home Care Reform is nearing. By now, most people working in the aged care industry will be aware that there are significant changes ahead as a result of the Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms which...
Quality of Life – the ATSI Flexi

Quality of Life – the ATSI Flexi

I was interested to hear a talk presented by the Quality Agency recently on their discovery that the compliance rate of residential care services was above 95% in meeting the aged care standards. But what was more interesting were their observations about Quality of...
Consumer Directed Care versus Provider Directed Care

Consumer Directed Care versus Provider Directed Care

It is now nearly 12 months into the new age of Consumer Directed Care (CDC). For many of those in remote areas it is still a challenge to meet the requirements of CDC in a meaningful way for their target client group. As we have travelled around the past year, we have...