Organisation

Department of Health (Australia)

Owning Institution

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Guide

14 Feb 2019

Australia is a diverse nation, and this is reflected in the diversity of religion, spirituality, sexuality, culture, socio-economic background, geographic spread, medical and care needs, and personal experiences of our senior population. The Australian Government is committed to ensuring that all consumers of aged care...

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respect their background and life experiences.

The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respects their background and life experiences.

The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respect their background and life experiences.

The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...

Discussion paper

5 Sep 2018

This consultation paper outlines the basis for developing a single Charter of Aged Care Rights and how the draft charter has been developed to date. As noted in the paper, the draft charter is aimed at stimulating feedback from this consultation.

Items published

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Australia is a diverse nation, and this is reflected in the diversity of religion, spirituality, sexuality, culture, socio-economic background, geographic spread, medical and care needs, and personal experiences of our senior population. The Australian Government is committed to ensuring that all consumers of aged care...

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respect their background and life experiences.

The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respects their background and life experiences.

The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...

Guide

14 Feb 2019

Everyone in Australia has the right to access quality, inclusive and culturally safe aged care services that cater to their individual needs and respect their background and life experiences.

The Australian Government has published the Aged Care Diversity Framework and a series of action...

Strategy

13 Sep 2018

This blueprint for the aged care sector to rapidly grow Australia’s professional aged care workforce – estimated to require almost one million workers by 2050 – has been developed by an industry-led expert taskforce.

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Report

25 Jun 2018

This report outlines the results of a BETA and Department of Health trial that tested the impact of personalised letters from Australia’s Chief Medical Officer to high-prescribing GPs, prompting them to consider reducing antibiotic prescribing where appropriate and safe.

Report

15 Apr 2018

Finding that most seniors receiving aged care at home think workers treat them with respect, meet their personal care and support needs, and are well trained, this report also argues that better coordination between home care and health services is required, along with improvements to...

Report

19 Apr 2017

This is the final report of a project undertaken by the Australian Health Services Research Institute (AHSRI), and commissioned by the Australian Government Department of Health (DoH), to develop options and recommendations for future funding models to be adopted for the residential aged care in...

Guide

9 Aug 2016

The National Guidelines for Spiritual Care in Aged Care are based on the principles of a whole-of-organisation approach, valuing relational care, affirming that spiritual care is everyone’s business, and that spiritual care is about growth and flourishing.

Evaluation

30 Jun 2011

A Client Pathway Survey was conducted by the Australian Institute of Social Research (AISR) for the Department of Health and Ageing as a supplement to AISR's comprehensive evaluation of the Demonstration Sites for Day Respite in Residential Aged Care Facilities (DDR) initiative.

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106

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