AN-ACC assessments understate care needs and could mean more than 20% underfunding to Providers

Optimising AN-ACC capabilities within the broader scope of industry reform There are three components to AN-ACC: 1. The fixed component, 2. the variable component, and 3. the one-off adjustment payment The variable component is based on a reference starting price which has been set at $216.80. This price corresponds with the value of 1 NWAU [...]

Webinar Presentation: Hall & Wilcox – The workforce challenges arising from the Royal Commission into Aged Care, Quality and Safety recommendations

Partnered with Hall & Wilcox, James Saunders presented our webinar on the Royal Commission focusing on: Minimum staff time standards for residential care Increased education and training, including for dementia care and palliative care Presenting alongside Alison Choy Flannigan and Karl Rozenbergs from Hall & Wilcox, James goes in-depth into the Royal Commissions recommendations regarding [...]

Policy and provider options to increase EBITDA by circa $3,000 pbpa

Royal Commission Submission Pride Living has made the following submission to the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. We believe that quality and safety are directly linked to viability and sustainability. Increasing viability allows providers to invest in the systems, processes, training and staff to enhance the safety and quality of care provided [...]

150 ways to make CDC profitable.

Consumer choice and dignity Residential aged care in Australia developed from the hospital model – showering, mealtimes, wake and sleep times all to a schedule. This model supports cost containment, which is consistent with a substantially government-funded service.  However, this model is incompatible with the Aged Care Quality Standards that came into force on 1 July 2019. Consumer [...]