Home Care Pricing Transparency in the Spotlight

LASA CEO Sean Rooney has been interviewed about pricing practices in home care for a story on the ABC’s 730 program that is likely to air next week. The main concerns raised in the interview were high administration fees and high prices charged for gardening fees....

HOME CARE PACKAGES PROGRAM DATA REPORT

LASA is currently preparing an analysis of the Home Care Packages Program Data Report for the period 1 July – 30 September 2018. In brief there were 126,732 consumers on the national queue at 30 September awaiting a home care package at their approved level....

COMPULSORY BUY BACK OF STRATA UNITS IN QUEENSLAND

The 18 month compulsory buy-back for ‘strata units’ within Queensland retirement villages is currently before State Parliament. The Queensland Government has moved to ensure that residents of freehold villages have the same protections from the 18-month...

Aged care pricing commissioner annual report

2017-2018 marks the fifth year of operation for the Aged Care Pricing Commissioner (ACPC). The main statutory functions of the ACPC are to: Review and approve proposed accommodation payments that are higher than the maximum amount of $550,000 as determined by the...