Aged Care

Mandatory Vaccination of Aged Care Allied Health Workers
Mandatory Vaccination of Aged Care Allied Health Workers

9 Aug 2021 | National Cabinet have mandated that all workers in Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) receive at least their...

COVID Allied Health Package Information for Residential Aged Care Facilities
COVID Allied Health Package Information for Residential Aged...

14 Apr 2021 | The Commonwealth Government has announced funding for Allied Health group programs in Residential Aged Care Facil...

Services Australia Upgrade: Digital and Aged Care Claiming Channels
Services Australia Upgrade: Digital and Aged Care Claiming C...

19 Mar 2021 | Services Australia is pleased to be working with Occupational Therapy Australia to ensure you’re prepared for the...

Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
Occupational therapists welcome final report of the Royal Co...

3 Mar 2021 | Chief Executive Officer of Occupational Therapy Australia (OTA), Samantha Hunter, said the Royal Commissioner’s r...

Extra Allied Health Care in Aged Care Facilities
Extra Allied Health Care in Aged Care Facilities

2 Dec 2020 | Significantly, this includes extra occupational therapy sessions under Better Access to Mental Health (BAMH) and ...

Seeking Member Feedback: Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme Consultation Paper
Seeking Member Feedback: Aged Care Worker Regulation Scheme ...

3 Jun 2020 | The Commonwealth Department of Health is exploring a registration scheme for aged care workers. A Consultation Pa...

Webinar Cancelled: New Arrangements for Aged Care Assessments
Webinar Cancelled: New Arrangements for Aged Care Assessment...

3 Mar 2020 | Given the concerns raised by many OTA members about the proposed reforms, OTA believes this is a positive develop...

Department of Human Services Upgrade to Digital Health and Aged Care Channels
Department of Human Services Upgrade to Digital Health and A...

8 Nov 2019 | The Department of Human Services delivers services and payments on behalf of the Department of Health and the Dep...

Free Webinars on Navigating the Aged Care System
Free Webinars on Navigating the Aged Care System

7 Oct 2019 | As part of the Department of Health funded Aged Care System Navigators trials, Older Persons Advocacy Network is ...