Federal Budget 2024-25: What happened for aged care?

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Despite the Aged Care Taskforce delivering its final report (on aged care financial viability and reform) in December 2023, the Government has delivered another Budget that has avoided making decisions... Read more continue reading

Aged Care Steps launches a consultation into the delivery and regulation of aged care advice

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Industry leader Aged Care Steps has launched a significant consultation project that explores how older Australians and their families access financial advice to support their aged care decisions. Driven by... Read more continue reading

Aged care taskforce: Looming changes ahead for aged care clients and financial advisers

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The Government released the final report from the Aged Care Taskforce on Monday 11 March. Louise Biti, Director at Aged Care Steps said, “this much-anticipated report recognises the demographic changes... Read more continue reading

Aged Care Steps launches 2023 Aged Care Adviser of the Year Awards

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Industry leader Aged Care Steps has launched the 2023 ACS Aged Care Adviser of the Year Awards. Following the success of their inaugural awards last year, Aged Care Steps is... Read more continue reading

Federal Budget 2023: What happened for aged care?

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No news is good news. For clients accessing aged care, that might be the view of this year’s Federal Budget. Clients accessing aged care services have avoided an increase in... Read more continue reading

Funding residential aged care

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Some of your older clients – or clients’ parents – may need to enter residential aged care. The funding model is complex and the costs not insignificant. This article, proudly... Read more continue reading

Home equity and in-home care funding

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Australians have long regarded their home as their castle. And for many retired Australians, home is also a safe haven, something that has become increasingly apparent since the COVID pandemic... Read more continue reading

Retirement – the move to residential aged care

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Not all older Australians need residential aged care; however, for those that do need to access it, the process is complex and the costs significant. This article, proudly sponsored by... Read more continue reading

CPD: Retirement – Independent living

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As your clients get older, living independently in their own home may become more challenging. If a client needs assistance, there are many services to support a diverse range of... Read more continue reading

Aged Care Steps announces 2022 is the year of the aged care adviser

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Industry leader Aged Care Steps has announced that 2022 is the Year of the Aged Care Adviser, with the culmination of an ageing population and market factors bringing aged care... Read more continue reading