Commonwealth Home Support Programme- The following Draft (Consultation) Papers have been released by the Department of Social Services:
- CHSP Manual for Providers
- CHSP National Fee Policy Consultation Paper
- Good Practice Guide for Restorative Care Approaches (incorporating wellness and reablement) 2015
Feedback on the Consultation Papers closed on 15 April 2015.
COTA Victoria releases Budget Submission 2015-2016. COTA calls for the State Government to prioritise affordable, appropriate housing to enable older Victorians to age in place; better end of life services and connected public and community transport.
VCTA is set to host the 2014 Forum and Annual General Meeting on Wednesday 12 November.
Date: Wednesday 12th November 2014
Time: 11am – 3pm
Location: Room B427, Council of Adult Education – 253 Flinders Lane, Melbourne 3000
Please register to attend by Monday 3rd November.
Listen to Feda Adra (CEO of Comlink) and Jean McRuvie from Medicare Local explain what Community Transport is, the value and benefits of providing transport and the health issues clients face due to lack of transport. Interviewed by Jackie Mackay.
Community transport providers in New South Wales will now be accredited under the same standards as public buses after reforms passed this month. Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian states the move means community transport is finally getting the recognition it deserves. Community transport will be recognised in the State’s Passenger Transport Act.
Minister for Transport Gladys Berejiklian announces a new consistent approach to safety standards for all community transport drivers across the state.