Conversational Assessment

Conversational Assessment

Have a think about a time that you were applying for a loan or looking to make a large purchase. If you’re around my age, it’s probably occurred a few times through your life. Now consider how the person ‘interviewing’ you, or trying to help you get what you wanted,...
Regular Representatives – Help for Aged Care Clients

Regular Representatives – Help for Aged Care Clients

The move to screening and assessment being conducted by My Aged Care has created a more streamlined approach across the Nation, however, as we know not all people find it an easy process. The introduction of Regular Representatives is one approach that aims at...
Referring a client to My Aged Care

Referring a client to My Aged Care

It has now been one month since the introduction of the My Aged Care portal as the one stop shop for people needing to access aged care support. Over the past couple of weeks, I have been speaking to remote aged care coordinators who have used the portal to refer new...
Helping your clients identify meaningful goals

Helping your clients identify meaningful goals

One of the clearly defined goals of the aged care reforms is for people to remain active participants of their community. There are clearly both social and economic benefits to keeping elders within the social structure of any community. Elders have the time to devote...
My Aged Care – the new way to access support

My Aged Care – the new way to access support

In a couple of months, the way we access aged care support in Australia will change. From July 1, 2015 all new entrants into aged care services, or those needing to access higher levels of support, will progress through the My Aged Care pathway. Because accessing My...