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  • VHA Submission: Single Aged Care Quality Framework

    The VHA has contributed to the single quality aged care framework consultation.

    20 April 2017
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  • VHA Submission: Aged Care Legislated Review

    The VHA has provided a submission to the Aged Care Legislated Review. This submission reflects our focus on system design and priority issues for our members.

    13 December 2016
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  • Department of Health and Human Services Policy and Funding Guidelines 2016-17

    The VHA summary of key funding policy changes for Victorian public hospitals.

    08 July 2016
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  • Inquiry into End of Life Choices

    The Victorian Parliament's Legislative Council Legal and Social Issues Committee final report from the Inquiry into end of life choices was released on 9 June. 

     

    16 June 2016
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  • VHA Submission: Future of Aged Care Workforce Senate Enquiry
    31 March 2016
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  • 2016-17 Commonwealth Budget Submission

    The VHA's submission to the 2016-17 Commonwealth budget provides recommendations to support and drive public healthcare.

    05 February 2016
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  • 2015-16 Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook

    VHA summary of the 2015-16 Mid-Year Fiscal and Economic Outlook.

    16 December 2015
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  • Health 2040 submission

    The VHA has submitted a response to the Victorian Government's Health 2040 discussion paper, which sought feedback to shape the future of Victoria's health sector.

    30 October 2015
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  • Increasing Choice in Home Care Stage 1

    This submission responds to the Increasing Choice in Home Care Stage 1 Discussion Paper released by the Department of Social Services in October 2015.

    This discussion paper focuses on the allocation of Home Care Packages directly to consumers by My Aged Care scheduled to commence in February 2017.

    29 October 2015
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  • Aged Care Short-Term Restorative Care Programme

    This submission responds to the New Aged Care Short-Term Restorative Care Programme Policy Consultation Paper released by the Department of Social Services in September 2015.

    19 October 2015
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  • Issues Affecting the Financial Performance of Rural and Remote Aged Care Providers

    This submission into the Aged Care Financing Authority's (ACFA) review outlines the high level issues facing aged care providers in rural areas. Its focus is on public sector providers in Victoria, and in particular small rural health services and multi-purpose services.

    01 October 2015
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  • Inquiry into End of Life Choices

    The VHA's response to the Victorian Parliamentary Inquiry into End of Life Choices. In our submission, the VHA makes seven recommendations to improve end of life care for Victorians.

    01 September 2015
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  • Commonwealth Home Support Programme

    Submission to the Department of Social Services in response to the draft CHSP Manual, draft Good Practice Guide for Restorative Care Approaches and the consultation paper on CHSP fee arrangements.


    15 April 2015
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  • Commonwealth Home Support Discussion Paper
    30 June 2014
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  • Changes to Commonwealth Home Support Program
    28 May 2014
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  • National Framework for Action on Dementia
    15 May 2013
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  • Aged Care Workforce Supplement
    06 March 2013
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  • Proposed changes to Aged Care Act 1997
    21 December 2012
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  • NHPA Hospital Performance Report
    14 December 2012
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  • Living Longer. Living Better
    17 September 2012
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  • Advance Care Planning
    13 September 2012
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  • ACFA Interim Operating Framework
    10 August 2012
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  • Living Longer.Living Better. Aged Care 10-Year Plan
    20 April 2012
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  • Palliative Care in Australia

    Submission to the Australian Senate Community Affairs Committee inquiry into Palliative Care in Australia.

    21 March 2012
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