The National Prioritisation Queue – Home Care Packages

The National Prioritisation Queue – Home Care Packages

We often think that once a person has been assessed for a home care package and are in the National Prioritisation Queue (wait list) for a package that we’ve done our job in assisting them to access aged care services. Of course, you may also be providing some basic...
How to have ‘The Conversation’ – Home Care Package Budgets

How to have ‘The Conversation’ – Home Care Package Budgets

According to a recent report by ‘TNS Social Research’, many organisations, particularly those operating in rural and remote locations, as well as those supporting CALD consumers, struggle to have ‘The Conversation’. You know, the one where you have to talk about the...
Supporting Transient Consumers

Supporting Transient Consumers

In many rural and remote Aboriginal communities, aged care services need to support consumers who are transient. Transient consumers are those who may be absent from their home from three to four days at a time or longer, in some instances four to six weeks and...
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...
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...