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The death of cash payments in aged care facilities

In the wake of Covid-19, many retailers are encouraging consumers to use contactless payments rather than physical cash. Even prior to Covid-19, cash was on the way out in aged care and the health industry, due to the: direct costs of managing cash, in bank costs and administration indirect costs of staff time in managing [...]

By | 2020-10-26T23:11:58+00:00 June 11th, 2020|Home Care, Residential care|Comments Off on The death of cash payments in aged care facilities

Inside an RSL branch’s informal home care operations

Inside a RSL Branch's informal home care operations The government is splashing billions of dollars on care to ageing and disabled Australians in their homes. This expenditure is, however, dwarfed, by unpaid contributions from carers and volunteers, like our hard working Returned Solders League (RSL) branch offices.Ever wondered what happens to the money donated to [...]

By | 2020-02-17T20:39:10+00:00 January 24th, 2020|Home Care, NDIS|Comments Off on Inside an RSL branch’s informal home care operations

Home care management fees falling

Recent survey to Approved Providers of home care package services are showing the administration costs are falling as a percentage of the home care package income. The results are strongly reflecting new home care operators coming in with significant lower management fees, and in some cases no fees. The survey run by Capital Guardians had [...]

By | 2019-11-26T16:05:54+00:00 December 6th, 2018|Home Care|Comments Off on Home care management fees falling

ATO Finalises home care ruling

The ATO has finalised their position regarding GST and homecare packages after a couple of years of consultations. Except from cancelling some private rulings and now clarifying some grey areas, inconsistently managed by different operations, there is not much change from what is already the main practice: The invoices of an Approved Provider are generally [...]

By | 2020-01-06T21:59:37+00:00 November 10th, 2018|Home Care|Comments Off on ATO Finalises home care ruling

Pushing The Limits of Self-Management

Home-care package self-management: The Home-Care Packages Program (HCPP) and Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) primary purposes  are to allow elderly Australians supported by Federal Government funds to stay safely in their own homes for longer. CHCP is composed of targeted services to individuals from organisations funded by the Government. Whereas, HCPP was mostly comprised of [...]

By | 2020-01-06T23:30:57+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Home Care|Comments Off on Pushing The Limits of Self-Management
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