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  • 04.10.18

Royal Commission into the aged care sector announced

Prime Minister Scott Morrison has announced the Federal Government's decision to ask the Governor General to establish a Royal Commission into the aged care sector.Read More
  • 04.10.18

Be involved in shaping the future of community health

Members of the healthcare sector and the public who have significant involvement with community health, are invited to attend a session on opportunities to strengthen community health services so they can better meet the healthcare needs of vulnerable Victorians.Read More
  • 20.09.18

RSVP: VHA AGM & 80th celebration

The VHA turns 80 this year. Member boards, executive and management teams are invited to attend a special cocktail celebration to mark this important occasion, reflecting on the past eight decades and, importantly, looking towards the decades to come.Read More
  • 20.09.18

2018 Celebrating Aged Care Awards winners

The 2018 Celebrating Aged Care forum,The balance: taking care of the workforce too, took place on 6 September in Melbourne, with winners of the Celebrating Aged Care Awards announced.Read More
  • 20.09.18

VHA seeks views on single Charter of Aged Care Rights

The VHA is preparing a submission to the Commonwealth Department of Health’s consultation process on the draft single Charter of Aged Care Rights, which is a component of the Single Aged Care Quality Framework and will replace the existing four charters relating to aged care recipients’ rights and responsibilities. The VHA is seeking feedback from interested members on the draft charter.Read More
  • 19.09.18

VAD model of care – consultative group workshop

On 29 November 2017, the Victorian Parliament passed the Voluntary Assisted Dying Act 2017. From 19 June 2019, Victorians at the end of life, who are suffering and who meet strict eligibility criteria will be able to request access to voluntary assisted dying.Read More
  • 18.09.18

Victorian Election: VHA policy updates

In the run up to the Victorian Election on Saturday 24 November, the VHA will provide updates on the latest policy announcements as parties share their vision for health.Read More
  • 12.09.18

Play an important role in shaping the future direction of community health

The Community Health Taskforce has been established to advise the Victorian Government on opportunities to strengthen community health services so they can better meet the healthcare needs of vulnerable Victorians. The Taskforce will work with the sector and others to identify a shared vision about the role and priorities for community health now, and into the future. The Department of Health and Human Services has engaged the Victorian Healthcare Association to facilitate the consultation and engagement process.Read More
  • 05.09.18

VHA Awards: Nominations closing soon

The nomination deadline for the 2018 VHA Annual Awards entries is fast approaching. Don't miss the chance to highlight and recognise the achievements of your organisation.Read More
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