General practices and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) in selected regions around Australia can now apply for stage one of Health Care Homes ( see 10 Regions below)
On Thursday 17 November, 10.30-11.30 AEDT, the Department of Health will host a live webinar entitled Becoming a Health Care Home.
This is a chance for Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Organisations health professionals, practice managers/owners and the health sector to learn more and ask questions about Health Care Homes.
To participate online, you do not need to register.
Simply refer to the webinar participation instructions for more information.
If you are in Canberra and would like to be part of the studio audience, register by emailing email@example.com.
If you cannot attend or participate on Thursday 17 November, the webinar will be available the week after the webcast at health.gov.au/healthcarehomes
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Apply to become a Health Care Home
General practices and Aboriginal Community Controlled Health Services (ACCHS) in selected regions around Australia can now apply for stage one of Health Care Homes.
Health Care Homes will improve the provision of care for people with chronic and complex conditions. Participating general practices and ACCHS will play a vital role in shaping this important reform.
Ten Primary Health Network (PHN) regions have been selected for stage one. They are Perth North; Northern Territory; Adelaide; Country South Australia; Brisbane North; Western Sydney; Nepean Blue Mountains; Hunter, New England and Central Coast; South Eastern Melbourne; and Tasmania.
To apply, a general practice or ACCHS must:
- Be located in one of these ten PHN regions
- Meet the eligibility and assessment criteria set out in the application form and guidelines.
Applications close Thursday 15 December 2016.
Refer to the Health Care Homes information booklet and factsheets
PDF version: Health Care Homes information booklet – PDF 533 KB
Word version: Health Care Homes information booklet – Word
Live webinar: Becoming a Health Care Home
Add to your calendar now!
Thursday 17 November, 10.30-11.30 AEDT
The relevant areas are:
|Western Australia||1. Perth North|
|Northern Territory||2. Northern Territory|
|South Australia||3. Adelaide
4. Country SA
|Queensland||5. Brisbane North
|New South Wales||6. Western Sydney
7. Nepean Blue Mountains
8. Hunter, New England and Central Coast
|9. South Eastern Melbourne