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Consumer directed care

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Report

Expert commentary: what is the state of the art in person-centred care?

This expert commentary has been commissioned to contribute to a series of consultation and discussion papers on its future vision for the Australian healthcare system. The commentary team has been engaged to offer independent expertise and experience to prepare this plain English commentary.
Discussion paper

Repositioning respite in consumer directed service systems

This paper seeks to reposition the concept of carer respite within increasingly consumer-directed care service systems in NSW. It also aims to provide an evidence base to support the ongoing provision and funding of supports that enable carers to take breaks from the caring role...
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National Disability Insurance Scheme: people who self manage their NDIS plan

This report is from a research project that explores what helps people to self-manage their NDIS plan. It scans the current conditions in Australia that help or hinder NDIS self-management, and what resources can include people who are left behind.
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Digital health best practices for policy makers

As digital health brings up plenty of ethical questions, legal issues, and safety concerns, The Medical Futurist Institute decided to collect the best examples of how governments worldwide have attempted to adopt digital health. The aim of this report is to inspire other policy-makers to...
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The core information standard

The report defines the digital health information that should be shared, by consulting widely with people who use services, health and care professionals. The consultation was conducted across the four nations, because the information needed to provide safe, high quality care should follow the person...
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Nursing in the digital age: using technology to support patients in the home

The aim of this report is to determine how far new healthcare information technology has changed in the past six years and how skills and attitudes within community services have adapted to these changes.
Report

The Nightingale: time to get serious about addressing the social, behavioural and environmental influences on health

This paper proposes a new centre of innovation and research excellence to equip Nesta with the knowledge necessary to improve the social, behavioural and environmental determinants of health.
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2019 Global health care outlook: shaping the future

Deloitte's 2019 outlook reviews the current state of the global health care sector and explores trends and issues impacting health care providers, governments, payers, patients, and other stakeholders. It also outlines suggestions for them as they seek to redefine the health care ecosystem and looks...
Evaluation

Evaluation of the Financial Consumer Rights Council - dignity and debt: financial difficulty and getting older initiative

The Financial Consumer Rights Council (FCRC): Dignity and Debt Financial Difficulty and Getting Older initiative was designed to address the effectiveness of one-on-one financial counselling sessions with Older Persons, including provision of consumer advocacy and information about financial hardship protections to those entering aged care...
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Networks of care: valuing social capital in community aged care services

Community aged care services in Australia are undergoing major change. With the introduction of Consumer Directed Care (CDC), older adults who are eligible for assistance have control over spending their individual budget on services and can choose a service provider in an open, competitive market...