Each year, hundreds more senior Western Australians will be able to regain their independence faster after leaving hospital, thanks to a $33.75 million Morrison Government commitment to an extra 180 Transition Care Program (TCP) places across Perth.
The Morrison Government has committed more than $250 million over the next
four years to continue the delivery of aged care services to senior First Nations people under the National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care (NATSIFAC) Program.
The Morrison Government will provide more than $290,000 to the Federation of Ethnic Communities’ Councils of Australia (FECCA) so it can continue to represent culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) people at a national level in the aged care sector.
The Morrison Government is providing $800,000 for Ngaoara to continue its Trauma Assessment, Referral and Recovery Outreach Teams (TARROT) Project through the Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme (IAHP).
Ngaoara is a not-for-profit organisation, committed to supporting Aboriginal communities, organisations and service providers to develop and deliver child centred, trauma informed and whole of community responses to complex social issues, and work to eliminate violence against children.
The Morrison Government is investing $4 million in activities aimed at ensuring people with mental health challenges get the support and treatment they need.
The work will be undertaken by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare and will focus on the needs of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.
First Australians in the Northern Territory will come together to develop approaches to healthier eating and sustainable food supply at a summit in Alice Springs thanks to a $400,000 grant from the Morrison Government.
The Morrison Government recognises the unique challenges faced in delivering consistent, quality and culturally appropriate primary health care to remote First Australian communities.
The Morrison Government will provide $4.1 million over three years to update and enhance a suite of vital remote primary health care manuals.
Senior Australians will have continued access to advocacy services to support and empower them to make informed decisions about their care, thanks to an additional $2 million from the Morrison Government to the Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN).
OPAN is funded to deliver the National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) until 30 June 2020.
The Morrison Government will provide funding of up to $350,000 to the Council on the Ageing (COTA) to ensure the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety hears the voice of senior Australians and their families.
Whether directly through submissions and testimony from senior Australians or through organisations that represent them, it is important people have their voice heard, their concerns listened to, and appropriate action taken.
The Morrison Government is increasing its efforts towards Closing the Gap in health equality for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
I am today announcing $51 million in funding under the Indigenous Australians’ Health Programme for a range of targeted new initiatives to improve services and health and wellbeing.
The Morrison Government will invest close to $2 million to boost the aged care workforce in rural and remote Australia.
The Morrison Government will provide $1.5 million over three years to support Uniting Care Australia, the lead organisation partnering to deliver the Accord on the Remote Aged Care Workforce.
The Morrison Government will invest a further $1.2 million to increase health checks, deliver preventative health messages and improve health outcomes for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The new Deadly Origin health campaign aligns with one of the most anticipated and exciting sporting events in Australia—rugby league’s State of Origin competition.
Ken Wyatt: It’s important to be able to do the cooking and simple things in the house because they had relied on the love of their life to do all of that.
The reverse is women are very independent. But there are still aspects to movement, the way you bend down to that bottom draw, that’s important that there are safe ways of doing that.
Senior Australians in Sydney’s south will soon benefit from a 111-bed aged care service, supported by a $6.3 million annual funding commitment by the Morrison Government.
Quality care and quality lifestyle will be priorities of the three-storey Georges Estate Health and Aged Care, which will be operated by the Hall & Prior group and offer residents a gymnasium, cinema, heated swimming pool, wellness centre, day therapy centre and allied health clinic.
The Morrison Government is making sure Forgotten Australians receive the aged care help and support they need, with $500,000 to fund development of the innovative “Care, the second time around” program.
Our Government understands how Forgotten Australians can have a deep mistrust of all institutions because of the trauma they experienced in institutional care.
The Morrison Government is committed to supporting senior Australians to live independently in their own homes as long as possible, with assistance as needed.
A new $29.2 million trial will assess whether more active, targeted support helps people to become more physically able, mobile and able to care for themselves.
The Morrison Government has committed $500,000 for a feasibility study of a project that aims to improve living standards and community wellbeing in Yarrabah, Queensland.
The Social Impact Investment Initiative (Yarrabah Initiative) proposes to use private and public investments to develop and implement strategies to address a wide range of factors which impact on the community’s wellbeing.
Don’t believe Bill Shorten’s aged care funding fibs. Under the Coalition, aged care funding is up, home care packages are up and residential aged care places are up, to record levels.
It’s Labor who has no new ideas – as Julie Collins continues echoing her Leader’s funding lies.
FEDERAL BUDGET 2019-20
The Liberal National Government is investing a record $104 billion in 2019–20, up from $75 billion in 2012–13, as part of a comprehensive, patient-focused investment of $435 billion over the next four years. It guarantees Medicare, makes a range of life-saving medicines and services more accessible and affordable, reduces out-of-pocket costs, strengthens primary care and mental health and invests in breakthrough medical research.
The Morrison Government has committed more than $1 million to the Aboriginal Health Council of Western Australia (AHCWA) to build youth leadership and resilience, help reduce suicide and continue its vital work supporting young Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.