Newspaper article: Control of care is up to you

"Changes to aged care funding this week are set to give older Australians greater control of money spent to help keep them living at home.

 

The new Consumer Directed Care program starts on July 1 and is expected to affect about 200,000 people. It removes spending decisions worth billions of dollars from home care providers and hands them to families, and follows concerns that some providers were not doing what they should.

 

Greater choice is breeding more aged care-related businesses, such as dailycare.com.au, a website that lists the aged care services based on needs and location."

 

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Author: Anthony Keane

Date: 29 June 2015

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