Aged Care

Response to proposed requirments for mandatory sprinklers in aged care facilities

CPSA's response to proposed requirements supporting the government's decision to make sprinklers compulsory in residential aged care facilities.

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Fact sheet: new aged care funding arrangements

The Australian Government’s ‘Living longer. Living Better.’ reforms will alter the funding arrangements for both residential aged care and community aged care as of 1 July 2014. People receiving aged care prior to this date will not be affected by these reforms and will pay fees as per the current system.

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Submission to the Australian Government Aged Care Financing Authority (ACFA) on the meaning of “significant refurbishment”

CPSA's submission on the proposed definition of "significant refurbishment" and what types of renovations will be captured under this definition and therefore be eligible for the higher accommodation supplement.

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Submission to the Outsourcing Community Service Delivery (Inquiry)

CPSA's submission to the Legislative Assembly Committee on Community Services.

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Submission to the Productivity Commission's Caring for Older Australians inquiry

CPSA welcomes the opportunity to respond to the Productivity Commission’s (the Commission) Caring for Older Australians draft report. The draft report offers a range of recommendations in order to improve the aged care system, some of which CPSA welcomes such as the proposal to have an independent body assess the cost of care and handle complaints. However, CPSA holds grave concerns about other recommendations particularly regarding funding and the extension of a user-pays system.

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