Forty Million Dollar Boost for Aged Care Infrastructure
Posted on Monday, 24 September, 2018
Aged care services across the Grey electorate are being encouraged to apply for $40
million made available to regional aged care providers to
improve their operations, for the benefit of local seniors.
Federal Member for Grey Rowan Ramsey said aged care
providers could apply for one-off grants of up to $500,000 to undertake
“Whether it’s improving accessibility, extending a kitchen
or carrying out much-needed upgrades, I urge local operators to consider
applying,” he said.
“The new Aged Care Regional, Rural and Remote Infrastructure
Grants scheme is an important part of the Liberal Government’s commitment to providing the best quality
aged care for our highly
valued senior Australians.
raised the extra challenges rural and regional providers face with the Aged
Care Minister Ken Wyatt on a number of occasions and I am particulatrly pleased
he has made the extra pool of funds available.
will be provided via an open and competitive application process for which existing
residential and home care providers can apply.
“Approved Commonwealth Home Support Programme providers such
as Meals On Wheels may also be eligible, where there is an exceptional need.”
Mr Ramsey said applications for the grants will close at 2pm
AEDT on 24 October 2018.
The application form, guidelines and FAQ can be access via
Contact: Leonie Lloyd-Smith (08)8633
Tuesday September 18, 2018