What is the new Aged Care star rating and how does it affect me?
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What is the new Aged Care star rating and how does it affect me?

The new Aged Care facility star rating is here. So what’s it all about? Australia’s new star rating system for aged care facilities launched in December 22 and after its first month in operation it’s already proving to be a controversial new program. Every aged care facility now has a rating of 1-5 applied, described…

ACFI is out and AN-ACC is in. What does the new Aged Care Funding Model mean for you or your loved one?
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ACFI is out and AN-ACC is in. What does the new Aged Care Funding Model mean for you or your loved one?

All permanent residents in Australian Aged Care facilities receive government funding for their care requirements. This was previously calculated using a system called ACFI (the Aged Care Funding Instrument). However, ACFI has been in place for more than a decade, and during the recent Royal Commission into Aged Care, the ACFI funding model was found…

Accountability & Advocacy in the Aged Care Sector
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Accountability & Advocacy in the Aged Care Sector

Accountability is key to positive change in any industry – and even more so when it’s concerning the care of vulnerable and dependent groups such as our senior community.  Since the release of The Final Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety in February 2021, we’re starting to see some tangible action towards re-shaping…

Reformation on the Horizon for Home Aged Care
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Reformation on the Horizon for Home Aged Care

We’ve always advocated for positive changes and improvements to the aged care industry, which is why we’ll be fully prepared and ready to guide you through the introduction of a new, streamlined Support at Home Program which will come into effect in July 2023.  The new Support at Home Program reflects a huge shift in focus…

Victoria’s Roadmap to Reopening: How Has This Effected Current COVID-19 Restrictions in Aged Care?
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Victoria’s Roadmap to Reopening: How Has This Effected Current COVID-19 Restrictions in Aged Care?

The recent announcement from Dan Andrews to ease our lockdown restrictions by moving from Step 2 to Step 3 in our roadmap to reopening last week gave Victorians a glimpse of the light at the end of the tunnel.  It’s been a challenging year since the arrival of COVID-19 in March. As advocates who always…

2020-21 Budget: What Does This Mean for the Aged Care Sector
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2020-21 Budget: What Does This Mean for the Aged Care Sector

As advocates in the Aged Care sector, understanding how our Federal Budget each year will impact our clients has always been a key focus at Well Placed Care. More funding within the aged care space hugely impacts the wellbeing, safety and quality of care for our senior Australians, which is why we’re happy to see…