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Aged care reforms bring changes to home care but will Australians be better off?

Aged care reforms bring changes to home care but will Australians be better off?

On 1 July 2015, the new Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) began. The Commonwealth Government believes these major changes to the way home care services will operate will help elderly people maintain their independence and remain in their homes and communities for longer. Ian Yates, Chief Executive of the Council on the Ageing (COTA), says that under the proposed changes “the person needing the services and...

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