Book Chapter

Ageing in Community: Consumer-directed Support

Carmel Laragy, Bonnie Simons, Helen Kimberley

Case Management Inclusive Community Practice | Oxford University Press | Published : 2016

Abstract

This chapter provides detail of consumer directed care (CDC), which is also referenced in other chapters. This aged care funding and support model commenced implementation nationally in Australia on 1 July 2015, and provides subsidised assistance to eligible adults over 65 years of age to enable them to continue living at home (Department of Social Services (DSS), 2015).

University of Melbourne Researchers