Health.gov.au Commissioner resolving aged care complaints quickly 2017-09-20T13:47:04.000000000+10:00 An increasing number of older Australians and their families are using the independent Aged Care Complaints Commissioner to resolve issues with aged care providers, with most complaints turned around within one month. More support for people with an eating disorder 2017-09-19T08:20:09.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government is providing almost $3 million for more support and better treatment for people suffering from eating disorders. World-leading children’s cancer initiative kicks off 2017-09-18T12:42:39.000000000+10:00 The fight to find a cure for many terrible childhood cancers has been boosted with the start of ground-breaking clinical trials, backed by $20 million from the Australian Government. Dishing up extra support for older Australians at home 2017-09-15T09:18:46.000000000+10:00 Older Australians living at home will benefit from an Australian Government investment of an additional $8 million in funding for meals providers through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP). 6,000 extra high need home care packages and $20 million My Aged Care revamp 2017-09-14T16:08:12.000000000+10:00 The Turnbull Government has announced major initiatives in home care services and improved access to the My Aged Care system, as it releases the report of the Legislated Review of Aged Care 2017. Have your say on cancer care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people 2017-09-14T13:39:50.000000000+10:00 Optimising care for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people with cancer is the aim of a national public consultation program. $4m grant as Health[<em>]InfoNet[</em>] celebrates 20 years of making a difference 2017-09-13T17:44:02.000000000+10:00 Australian Indigenous Health[<em>]InfoNet[</em>], providing free access to an online repository of knowledge and research information, has received a $4.06 million grant as the resource marks its 20th anniversary. Medical technology investment to improve lives 2017-09-11T10:34:21.000000000+10:00 The Australian Government will fund three medical breakthroughs to help people with severe disabilities walk again and support thousands of Australians facing crippling chronic back pain. Marking World Suicide Prevention Day 2017-09-10T09:02:09.000000000+10:00 September 10 is World Suicide Prevention Day and this year’s theme, “Take a Minute, Change a Life”, captures the idea that each of us has a role to play in suicide prevention. Remembering that alcohol and pregnancy don’t mix 2017-09-09T08:45:56.000000000+10:00 The ninth day, of the ninth month of the year is International Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorder (FASD) Day – when we are reminded that there is no known safe limit of alcohol consumption during pregnancy.