Regional and Aged Care Assessment services have an important role as an identifiable point of entry for older people into the aged care system. This section is designed to support Assessors to convey information to older clients about Wellness and Reablement, and conduct precise assessments that will improve the collection and exchange of client information for responsive support planning.
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See and hear support videos.

We have created a series of short videos on what an assessor might see and hear during a home assessment that indicate a client requires a referral to Allied Health, and how to translate what is seen and heard throughout an assessment into the support plan. To watch the videos, download support material and take the quiz, click here.

Latest News

The aged care industry is currently undergoing major reform. Consequently, aged care is a hot topic in the media. Here we’ve rounded up some of the most recent industry news.

Australian Government, Department of Health – wellness and reablement resources

We’ve rounded up the latest DOH resources and sites developed by the Australian Government to support wellness and reablement. Click on the images below to find out more.
More Good Days website
CHSP Reablement Community of Practice forum
Make sure you sign up to the Australian Government Department of Health More Good Days Community of Practice, an online forum to enable CHSP service providers to engage with other CHSP service providers.
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Wellness and reablement resources
A collection of practical guides and tools produced by the Australian Government Department of Health to help CHSP providers embed wellness and reablement approaches. See more on their website.
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Australian Government – 11 podcasts on Wellness and Reablement
This is a series of podcasts around the subject of Wellness and Reablement entitled – ‘Joining the dots’.

Popular news articles

Here are some must-read news articles relevant to the aged care sector.
Marcus Riley
Wellness must be at the core of our future aged care system
Marcus Riley discusses the case for a genuine commitment to embedding wellness into the aged care industry. Read his article here.
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Purpose is the difference between existing and living
A wellness and reablement approach to ageing sees older adults setting purposeful goals for how they wish to live, to help regain and maintain independence and autonomy, for as long as possible. Click here to read more.
Elderly lady wearing mask talking to support worker
Protecting older Australians during COVID-19 update
The Australian Government accepted and has acted on all six recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety on COVID-19 as previously announced in October 2020.
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Purpose is the difference between existing and living.
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