Submission to the Department of Health – streamlined consumer assessment for aged care


Advocacy Reports and submissions 2019 reports and submissions Submission to the Department of Health – streamlined consumer assessment for aged care

Summary

Date: 11 February 2019

The RACGP provided comment to the Department of Health consultation on the proposed changes to the current aged care assessment model. RACGP feedback outlined the need to:

  • enhance GP referrals to My Aged Care
  • provide opportunities for GPs to review support plans
  • employ healthcare professionals with aged care training in the aged care national assessment workforce.