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Budget snapshot: Key items affecting aged care

SAVINGS MEASURES Aged Care Provider Funding – further revision of the Aged Care Funding Instrument The government will achieve savings of $1.2 billion over four years through changes to the scoring matrix of the Aged Care Funding Instrument (ACFI) that determines the ...

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Opinion: integrate aged-care property management

Today’s aged-care providers are running highly complex businesses. In addition to residential care, they can include community care, property management and property development in their portfolios. Trish Hall discusses how IT systems now must not only manage day-to-day operations of care for active retirees, ...

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High tech for a higher bar

There are heavy demands on organisations with limited resources; the right systems can provide the efficiency to meet the challenge. By Steve Liliopoulos Australia’s aged-care industry’s number one challenge is the country’s rapidly ageing population, the Community Services and Health ...

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Carinity wins Federal Court victory over AACQA

The Federal Court of Australia yesterday declared that the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (AACQA) did not observe “requirements of procedural fairness” in reaching its findings against a number of Carinity Aged Care centres. Sanctions were placed on the provider in ...

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