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Aged care announcement

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The federal government has recognised that people don’t want their loved ones in residential care during COVID-19. It has announced funding and support to assist anyone making the move back into their community.

A two-step solution

The first thing they have done is pass laws to continue payments to providers when someone temporarily leaves care. This ensures providers are not financially disadvantaged at this difficult time.

The second thing the federal government has done is offer support to those leaving care. Under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) there will be two tiers of assistance provided to aged care residents temporarily moving out.

To read the full article, please visit the National Seniors Australia website.



Source:
Unknown Author, 2020, National Seniors Australia (https://nationalseniors.com.au/)

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