Jane Herington PSM, Director Ageing and Aged Care 24 October 2012. Changes in Aged Care and Directions for Community Care in Victoria. Aspirations for older Victorians. Older Victorians: Make their own choices Are valued and respected Can take risks Connect with family and friends
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Jane Herington PSM,
Director Ageing and Aged Care
24 October 2012
Living Longer, Living Better announced in April 2012 - key features
Rebalance aged care services by building up community care at the expense of residential aged care
Impose consistency on means testing and individual contributions to cost of care regardless of setting
Eliminate the distinction between high and low care in residential settings
Introduce two additional funding points for packaged care
Consumer Directed Care
Consolidate HACC, NRCP, DTCs and ACHA into one Home Support Program
Reorganise entry into aged care services and assessment and introduce a single consolidated client record.