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How to navigate…NDIS meets Aged Care

Australia has two separately operated mega billion-dollar government departments, different legalisation, infrastructure, budgets, rules and reporting.  However, both have the same agenda in terms of services, rights and control to the care recipient.  Both are either consumer directed, or have a road map (ie residential aged care) to become consumer directed, with seamless funding linked [...]

By | 2019-03-11T09:45:07+00:00 June 25th, 2018|NDIS, Residential care|Comments Off on How to navigate…NDIS meets Aged Care

Pushing The Limits of Self-Management

Home care package self management: The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home Care Packages Program (HCPP) 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 [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:16:06+00:00 April 11th, 2018|Homecare|Comments Off on Pushing The Limits of Self-Management

CDC Home Care Packages: What do we know 12 months on?

Home care package funding recipients (consumers) were set free on the 27th February 2017 to choose their own approved provider (Provider).  Twelve months on quite a lot has happened following the introduction of consumer directed care home care packages, although not a full-blown revolution, more of a ‘movement’, there are strong indicators of what [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:16:07+00:00 April 5th, 2018|Homecare|Comments Off on CDC Home Care Packages: What do we know 12 months on?

10 Point Checklist for CDC Success

Below we give our 10 Point Checklist for CDC (consumer directed care) success for home care providers and case managers: 1.      Medicare claims accountability, transparent and sitting with correct organisational role All home care operators have a Medicare subsidy claim process in place, however, a significant number do not have Medicare funds coming [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:16:07+00:00 April 3rd, 2018|Homecare|Comments Off on 10 Point Checklist for CDC Success

Residential Consumer Directed Care: The People Pleasing Industry is already here

Home care is already 100% consumer directed care (CDC), with funding and choice sitting with individuals with home care packages. Both the Department of Human Services and industry associations inform us that Residential CDC is now being planned. As a result a ‘Road Map’ has been developed and research funded to inform us of what [...]

By | 2018-09-20T15:16:11+00:00 July 6th, 2017|Residential care|Comments Off on Residential Consumer Directed Care: The People Pleasing Industry is already here
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