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Top 6 Aged Care Essentials Articles for 2022 (So Far)

19/07/22
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We're half way through 2022 and it's already been a huge year for the aged care sector. Aged Care Essentials wanted to highlight some of our most read articles in 2022 (so far), as well as offer some additional resources where relevant. Many topics remained consistently popular for providers including risk, compliance, and COVID-19.

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Here are the ‘Top 6’ Aged Care Essentials articles for 2022 (so far). Click on the article title to read the full article. There are also some links to helpful resources below.

 

6.

What’s Happening with the Aged Care Law Reforms? Post-Election Update June 2022

In the wake of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, the Morrison Government proposed a suite of law reforms to the residential aged care industry, including mandated care times and a requirement for 24-hour onsite registered nurses. The Morrison Government lost the 2022 federal election before many reforms became law. What is the status of the residential aged care law reform agenda under the new Labor Government?

📚 HELPFUL RESOURCE: CompliSpace has published the Aged Care Law Monitor for boards and executives, that summarises key legal, regulatory and compliance changes that affect the residential aged care industry. To access the Law Monitor, click here.

 

5.

Aged Care Workforce Bonus Payment Explained


On 1 February 2022, the Commonwealth Government announced that an aged care workforce bonus of up to $800 would be paid to eligible aged care workers in Government-subsidised home care and residential care. Find out what you need to know about the bonus payment.

 

4. 

Wage Increase for Residential Aged Care Workers: Update June 2022

With the new Labor Government recently elected, the debate about a wage increase for residential aged care workers has been in the spotlight. In this Aged Care Essentials article, we discuss the latest updates.

 

3.

COVID-19 Testing and Isolation Rules – An Explainer for Residential Aged Care Providers

The rules on COVID-19 testing and isolation are changing rapidly as the Commonwealth, state/territory governments, as well as local public health units (PHUs) struggle to respond to the spread of the Omicron variant. Today we summarise the rules as they are on 18 January 2022, and, more importantly, point you to some key sources to help you stay up to date.

 

2.

Five Critical Risks (and Opportunities) for High-Impact Organisations in 2022

As board meetings across industries pick up the pace for 2022, what are the critical risks that directors and executives should be making time to consider this year?

 

1.

The Big Changes in 2022 So Far – A Quick Summary for Residential Aged Care Providers

So much has changed in the Residential Aged Care Industry already, and it’s only February. This Aged Care Essentials article highlights some of the critical things you need to know.

📚 HELPFUL RESOURCE: CompliSpace recently held a webinar sharing the results of our recent Aged Care survey and insights into practical ways providers are addressing the major challenges of 2022. To learn more and view the webinar recording, click here.

 

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