Aged Care

OVERVIEW OF THE AGED CARE ROYAL COMMISSION'S FINAL REPORT

The Government released the Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety on 1 March 2021. The seven volume Final Report, titled Care Dignity and Respect, includes 143 recommendations and countless sub-recommendations.

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MINISTER HUNT AGED CARE PRICE DETERMINATION

During our meeting, you queried whether Catholic Health Australia has a view on whether the independent aged care price determination function proposed by Counsel Assisting the Royal Commissioners would more appropriately reside with the existing independent Hospital Pricing Authority (IHPA), or reside in a new organisation dedicated to aged care pricing.

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IT’S TIME TO CARE ABOUT AGED CARE – MEMBER BRIEFING ON HOW YOU CAN HELP

We are delighted to share that today sees the launch of the much-anticipated Australian Aged Care Collaboration’s campaign – ‘It’s time to care about aged care’.

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AGED CARE REFORM CONSULTATION PAPERS COUNSEL ASSISTING’S DRAFT ROYAL COMMISSION RECOMMENDATIONS

The discussion papers were prepared to enable feedback from members regarding draft recommendations made by Counsel Assisting at the Final Hearings of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety held on 22-23 October 2020.

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Submission in Response to the Senate Standing Committee on Community Affairs Inquiry into the Aged Care Amendment (Aged Care Recipient Classification) Bill 2020

Catholic Health Australia thanks the Committee for the invitation to provide a submission to the above Inquiry.

As Australia’s largest non-government provider grouping of health and aged care services, providing care to all those who seek it in fulfilment of the Catholic Church’s mission, Catholic health and aged care providers have a vital interest in ensuring the sustainable provision of aged care services that meet community expectations for safety and quality of care and quality of life.

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2020-21 Supplementary Budget Submission - Aged Care

CHA’s supplementary submission to the 2020-21 Budget, focussing on additional aged care support.

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CHA letter to the PM on additional COVID-19 support for Aged Care

CHA have written to the Prime Minister and State and Territory Premiers, suggesting further measures to help ensure that aged care providers have the support they need to manage and prevent COVID-19 within aged care. The other aged care and church-based peaks have written similar letters.

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Pricing Comparability and Transparency for Home Care Packages

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Response to Draft Joint Management Protocol for COVID Positive Residents

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Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme Response to Survey Questions

The submission responds to a request for comment on a consultation paper commissioned by the Department of Health on issues associated with the  creation of an Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme. CLICK HERE to read more.

For your reference, the consultation paper can be found here.

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