Helpful Information for New Providers

Helpful Information for New Providers 2017-12-05T09:30:10+00:00

Helpful Information for New Providers

This step by step guide aims to sequentially list and embed the resources that we are aware of for each of the steps that we have identified. 

The guide includes:

  • Edited versions of the presentations from the New Providers Conference. (Held in May 2016)
  • Powerpoint Presentations from the New Providers Conference (converted to pdf format)
  • Resources available from the Home Care Today website
  • Other links that have been used in introducing new providers to Home Care Packages

The step by step guide covers:

  • Applications – Things to Consider
  • Understand the context of the Aged Care Reforms
  • Understanding the operational manual
  • Developing the model – Key considerations
  • Understand and develop the case management role
  • Understand Consumer Directed Care– The empowered consumer is coming!
  • Cost then Price – the move to individual budgets
  • Knowing what your niche is!
  • Consider Technology and software
  • Workforce
New Providers Kit (532 downloads)

Download Presentations and Videos Here

New Provider Conference Videos (from the New Service Provider conference held on the 20th May 2016)

Key features of delivering Home Care Packages Video by Ronda Held Powerpoint Presentation

UK experience of Individual budgets?  Video By Simon Duffy   Powerpoint Presentation

The fundamentals of Home Care Packages  Video by Jonathan Pietsch  Powerpoint Presentation

The critical role of the Case Manager/Advisor Video – by Anna Millicer Powerpoint Presentation

Mind the Gap  Video – By Iris Brito Powerpoint Presentation

The empowered consumer  Video – what are they looking for? By Annette Whitmee Powerpoint Presentation

Marketing tips for expanding into new markets  Video– by Dale Renner Powerpoint Presentation

Becoming an Approved Provider and the February 2017 changes to Home Care Packages. Powerpoint Presentation By David Laffan, Department of Health.


Information for approved providers applying to combine services

Guide to providing aged care services from the Department of Health

Webinar for New Providers

A webinar was held on 6 october 2016 to discuss the changes to approved home care provider requirements and the associated quality provisions as a result of the Increasing Choice in home care reforms.

It was open to all aged care providers and focussed on:

  • the new approved provider forms for existing and new providers of aged care
  • what to consider when submitting an application form to become an approved provider
  • an overview of the changes to approved provider requirements from February 2017
  • quality provisions for new home care providers.

A recording of the webinar is available on the webinars page.

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