More Choice, Easier Access and Better Care for Older Australians
The Hon Julia Gillard MP
Prime Minister of Australia
The Hon Mark Butler MP
Minister for Social Inclusion,
Minister for Mental Health and Ageing
- Increase the number of Home Care Packages- from 59,876 to almost 100,000 (99,669).
- Provide tailored care packages to people receiving home care, and new funding for dementia care.
- Cap costs, so that full pensioners pay no more than the basic fee.