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February Newsletter out now!

 

Carer Connect roadshow is returning. Save the date!

 

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Framing age messaging guide

 

This research and resulting message guide were commissioned by a consortium of multi-agency Elder Abuse
Prevention Networks led by Southern Melbourne Primary Care Partnership, Eastern Community Legal Centre,
Merri Health and Barwon Community Legal Service.

Carer Connect Newsletter Issue 7

 

Aged care workforce wage rise – Home Care Packages Program

 

Care recipient fact sheet.
This fact sheet is to assist Home Care Package (HCP) Program care
recipients to prepare for the increase to award wages from 30 June 2023.

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Elder Abuse – Stories to Understand

 

This booklet contains three stories, with accompanying artworks that describe situations in which the rights of an older person have been violated by another person.
Storytelling enables us to imagine and think about the human side of challenging issues like elder abuse.
Importantly, each of the stories in this booklet describes services and support that can be accessed to intervene in these situations.

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Reforming Aged Care in Australia

 

The ‘Reforming aged care in Australia’ booklet was recently published (March 2023) by the Department of Health and Aged Care. The booklet is aimed at older people and their families. It features stories showing how older people are impacted by the aged care reforms, along with explainer information about the specific reforms mentioned in the stories and information on how to engage with the reforms.

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$250 Power Saving Bonus

 

On 24 March 2023, a new round of the Power Saving Bonus program commenced. Victorian households are now able to receive a new $250 payment, including any households that received a payment through previous rounds of the program.

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Carer Connect Newsletter – Issue 6, July 2023

 

Carer Connect Newsletter Issue 5, May 2023.
A newsletter containing information relative to unpaid family and friend carers and care service providers.

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Victorian Concessions

 

This guide will make it easier for Victorians to identify and apply for
concessions that suit their needs, and to understand how household
concessions can help meet the cost of rates, water, energy and gas.

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