Listed below are media items for The Hon Justine Elliot MP, Former Minister for Ageing
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26 February 2009
The Australian Government will provide more than $12 million in funding to 35 separate projects to improve and support respite services for carers in every Australian state and territory.
25 February 2009
The Australian Government will provide an $1.5 million in emergency funding to help older Victorians affected by the bushfires.
24 February 2009
Eligible nursing home and hostel operators have been urged to apply for solar hot water and insulation rebates under the Australian Government’s Energy Efficient Homes package.
18 February 2009
From 1 July 2009, Australian families will be able to have more information on the quality and compliance of Australia’s aged care homes.
16 February 2009
The Australian Government has fast-tracked the care for 16 older Australians who lived in the bushfire areas by removing care assessments to enable them to get emergency respite care in aged care homes.
11 February 2009
Commonwealth Nursing Officer and Complaints Investigation Scheme Officer Sent to Far North Coast Nursing Home After Gastro Outbreak
A Commonwealth Nursing Officer and Complaints Investigation Scheme (CIS) officer undertook an unannounced visit to Bangalor Retreat Nursing Home – after a gastroenteritis outbreak was reported
10 February 2009
In a one-off measure, the Australian Government has removed the need for aged care assessments for older Victorians affected by the bushfires so they can access short-term or temporary nursing home or community care – as quickly as possible.
06 February 2009
The Australian Government has reminded older Australians and nursing home operators to prepare for the upcoming heatwave.
05 February 2009
$24 Million in Zero Real Interest Loans – More Nursing Home Beds and Support from Rudd Labor Government
The Australian Government has provided a total of almost $24 million in Zero Real Interest Loans to aged care providers in five states.
04 February 2009
Largest Allocation of Capital Grants for Aged Care in 2008-2009 ACAR: Creating New Aged Care Services
The Australian Government will provide up to $44.562 million in capital grants to create residential aged care services within the 2008-2009 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR).
03 February 2009
The Australian Government is calling for applications for research grants – totalling $2 million – into the care and treatment for psychogeriatric disorders.
02 February 2009
Aged Providers Seek Out High Care Places from Australian Government in the Upcoming ACAR Round Allocations
The Australian Government has released a break-down on applications for nursing home places - showing providers are overwhelmingly seeking high care beds in this year’s Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) 2008-2009.