Aged Care


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.

CHA Response to Draft Joint Management Protocol for COVID Positive Residents

Thank you for the opportunity to comment on the draft protocol developed by the Commonwealth and NSW Health for consideration by AHMAC forjoint management of COVID-19 outbreaks in aged care homes.

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Catholic Aged Care Executive Called in for Covid-19 Crisis Management

A senior executive from a Catholic aged care home has been appointed to advise the management of Anglicare’s Western Sydney home, Newmarch

Statement by Nick Mersiades to Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

This statement made by me accurately setsout the evidence that I am prepared to give to the Royal Commission intoAged Care Quality and Safetyin response to questions posed in correspondence from the Royal Commission dated 12 March 2020.

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