Federal Government funding

In 2018, the Federal Government has announced an extra $500 million are be invested in aged care services. Pat Sparrow – CEO of Aged & Community Services Australia – spoke to Michael McLaren in an interview with Radio 2GB of the home care measures in Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO), the boost in the Homeless Supplement and funding for GPs supporting the health and care of patients in residential aged care. A profiling of ACSA’s initiative national storytelling platform, Humans of Aged Care, which highlights positivity in the Aged Care sector was also introduced.