Aged care operators will receive an extra $10 a day per resident to improve the standard of care, while 80,000 new home care packages will be created as part of a $17.7 billion budget injection aimed at rectifying the widespread neglect of older Australians.
Nursing home residents will also be guaranteed to receive a minimum of 200 minutes a day of care time, while the government will recruit tens of thousands of more workers and abolish the existing bed licence system, encouraging greater competition in the sector.Read News Articles
In response to the final report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, the Morrison Government will deliver a $17.7 billion package of support and a once in a generation reform to aged care to deliver respect, care and dignity to our senior Australians.
Senior Australians built our nation. They are our parents and grandparents, our founders and protectors, and they have contributed so much to our Australian communities.
It is our duty and responsibility to give every Australian the care they need in their later years.Read Press Releases