Available Support Package For The Aged Care Sector

The Federal Government is investing $12.4 million in a Grief and Trauma Response Package to ensure support is available for those affected by COVID-19 across the aged care sector.

This is part of the $171.5 million COVID-19 response plan for aged care support programs announced in August 2020. The package will provide improved advocacy assistance and grief and bereavement counselling for aged care residents, home care recipients, and their families.