Living Longer, Living Better-staying at home-improvements

This measure is part of the expansion of home care being introduced under the Living Longer Living Better aged care reform package.

Description of the measure

This measure is part of the expansion of home care being introduced under the Living Longer Living Better aged care reform package.

This is a minor enhancement to ensure consistent leave provisions are applied across all levels of home care and that there is no adverse impact on current entitlements.

Further information about the new Home Care Packages Program is available on the Living Longer Living Better website.

Questions and answers

Who will be affected by this measure?

Aged care providers that provide care to aged and frail people in their homes.

Am I eligible for this measure?

The changes take effect from 1 July 2013. Further information about the new Home Care Packages Program is available on the Living Longer Living Better website.

When will this measure start and finish?

This measure starts on 1 July 2013 and will be ongoing.

Page last updated: 9 March 2016

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