Cap on residential aged care places to remain

| 08 Nov 2016

Despite recommendations from the Aged Care Sector Committee, the Federal Government has ruled out the full deregulation of residential aged care places. Assistant Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, recently stated that the cap on aged care beds ensures rural and remote providers can maintain the care of elderly Australians.

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Sophia Bolden

Communications Manager

Sophia Bolden is the Communications Manager at Telstra Health - ADCC (formerly iCareHealth). With a background in the disability and aged care sector, she brings an understanding and passion for aged care. Sophia recognises the importance of social media and online communication in relating technology and aged care news in the most effective way possible.

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