What the aged care consumer wants, the consumer gets? What providers may not be able to offer consumers under their home care package.
The Retirement Villages Act 2016 (SA) was introduced in November 2016 as the first part of the reform of retirement village laws in South Australia. The final piece of that reform, the Retirement Villages Regulations 2017, were released on 8 August 2017. The new Regulations and the new Act will commence from 1 January 2018.
The National Disability Insurance Scheme (“NDIS”) rollout is now well underway across most of Australia. This nationwide transition to the NDIS regime is scheduled to be completed by July 2019.
As employers look for ways to implement more fluid work arrangements to respond to consumer demand, the Full Bench of the Fair Work Commission has handed down a decision which may assist employers of part-time employees.
Russell Kennedy has been expanding our range of template aged care agreements.