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Yusra Metwally
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Welcome to the next edition of the Community Care News Digest for 2022. This edition contains the latest updates, information, resources and events that are happening across the region.

This edition contains a few important updates such as permanent closure of the AN-ACC funding helpdesk from Friday 9th December 2022, announcement of establishing the Aged Care Council of Elders to provide advice and input to the Government and ensure that the needs, rights and dignity of older Australians and monthly care statements pilot program to allow more information to pass between providers and their residents. More information can be found in this edition.

This edition also covers information about range of resources and services available for both providers and seniors. Dementia Australia’s new app BrainTrack helps people monitor their cognition over time to better notice any changes and Hawkesbury Library Service and Digital Literacy Foundation have partnered to launch a free three-month trial program to provide iPad with internet access to seniors. There is also information about the research projects such as Harmony in C Choir and MetMemory Study.

Finally, a reminder to check the latest news and utilise the opportunity of upcoming free trainings and events. This edition covered information about the webinar hosted by the Department of Health and Aged Care where presenters will cover key areas of the Quarterly Financial Report for Q2, various events by local councils and NCOSS.

Please get in touch with us at info@wscf.org.au for any ideas on the types of other supports that will be useful for providers. Your feedback will ensure we keep providing quality support to older people at home in Western Sydney during the reforms.  

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