19
May

Public consultation on options for aged care worker regulation scheme

By mpconsulting

mpconsulting has been engaged by the Department of Health to explore options for an aged care worker regulation scheme.  As part of this work, we are seeking input from a range of stakeholders including, for example, aged care providers, staff of aged care organisations, people receiving aged care services (including their family, friends and carers), key aged care sector groups and people with experience of like worker regulation schemes, on the potential models for worker screening and regulation. To do. Read more...
17
Mar

Consumer engagement in aged care - resources released

By mpconsulting

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (the Commission) has just released a new resource titled Care that is right for me - a resource for working with aged care consumers. The resource identifies a range of best practice strategies and tools to support aged care providers to improve their engagement with aged care consumers and their representatives.  mpconsulting worked with the Commission and a representative steering group to develop the resource.  As part of this work, we undertook a literature review to. Read more...
24
Jun

Consumer engagement in aged care – surveys for aged care providers and consumers

By mpconsulting

The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission (the Commission) has engaged mpconsulting to explore better practice models for engagement between aged care providers and people receiving aged care services. More information on this project is available here. As part of this work, we are seeking input from aged care providers and people receiving aged care services (including their family, friends and carers) on existing models of engagement and how these work in practice. To do this, we have released two. Read more...
20
Mar

HSR - Thank you for your feedback!

By mpconsulting

In January, mpconsulting released a Navigation Paper that covered some of the key issues we are exploring through the Review of the Health Star Rating system, as well as providing detail on continued consultation opportunities. We would like to thank stakeholders for their feedback on the Navigation Paper. While we are not making updates to the Navigation Paper, we will certainly take into consideration the comments you have provided as the Review progresses. Your contributions are invaluable. http://healthstarrating.gov.au/internet/healthstarrating/publishing.nsf/Content/formal-review-of-the-system-after-five-years Read more...
18
Dec

Wishing you a happy and safe holiday period

By mpconsulting team

As another busy year comes to an end, we want to wish everyone a happy and safe Christmas break and a wonderful start to the new year. It has been a big year for mpconsulting, with an office now open in Canberra and a growing team. We have had exciting opportunities to work with both new and longstanding clients and stakeholders, see industrial chemicals legislation introduced into the Parliament, work on a range of aged care, disability and gene technology. Read more...