Release of Home Care Packages

23 March 2017 Release of Home Care Packages – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy A new national system for prioritising access to home care has now been established. The new system will allow home care packages to be assigned to consumers according to: • their relative needs • how long they have been waiting for care.…

NDIS Update

28 March 2017 NDIS Update – By Interchange Australia Consultant, Anne-Marie Kennedy The number of people joining the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) jumped dramatically in the last three months of 2016, according to official figures with these latest figures representing a major turnaround for enrolment rates. The NDIA is under pressure to keep its…