Some questions have been raised by CPSA Members about what an eHealth record is, whether it’s safe and whether it will lead to better heath outcomes for themselves and their families.
CPSA has endorsed The Consumer Action Law Centre’s strategy identifying steps which the insurance industry, regulators, Governments and individuals can take to reduce the likelihood of financial exploitation from funeral insurance.
IT IS known as Home Care and it used to be run by the NSW Government, but no more. The Commonwealth has taken over Home Care provided to people over 65.
CHANGES at the Australian Tax Office (ATO) and Centrelink mean that some pensioners who need to submit a tax return are left in limbo.
In response to the ABC’s Lateline program’s recent coverage of egregious cases of poor aged care, the Department of Health and Ageing’s response that these cases are the exception to the rule reflects the Department’s refusal to take problems in Australia’s nursing homes seriously.
AS all the pundits tell us, the federal election on 7 September 2013 will mainly be about the economy, with the refugee issue running a distant second. So called “ageing” issues have not figured prominently in the election campaign.