Welcome to Aged & Community Services Tasmania (ACST)
Aged and Community Services Tasmania (ACST) is the leading peak organisation for residential aged services, home care services and independent living providers in Tasmania. ACST provides members with leadership, advocacy and an expanding knowledge base from which to draw information to meet the challenges of a rapidly changing industry. Our members are the organisations who offer aged services in the community and within residential facilities.
Are you seeking more information about aged care for yourself or a loved one? Call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or visit myagedcare.gov.au here.
2015 ACST State Conference – 19 & 20 November, Launceston
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2015 Tasmanian Aged Care Awards – Entries now open!
Entries are now open for the 2015 Tasmanian Aged Care Awards. The Awards recognise and reward the outstanding achievements by our staff, organisations, volunteers and community groups in providing services for older Tasmanians. Click here to download a copy of the 2015 Tasmanian Aged Care Awards nomination form and guidelines. In 2015, the Awards will be…
ACAR to open in August – final round for Home Care
Originally published by Australian Ageing Agenda, June 10, 2015. Applications for the 2015 Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR) for both home care and residential aged care places will open in August, Assistant Minister for Social Services Mitch Fifield has announced today. It will be the final ACAR that providers will have to apply for Home…
ACST News Briefs Issue 257
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“Global Communities Coming Together” – 2015 ACSA/IAHA Joint International Conference
The IAHSA-ACSA 11th Biannual International Conference – Global Communities Coming Together will take place in…
Understanding Changed Responses & Actions in Dementia
Definition of behavioural expressions causes of changed responses & actions communication person centered approach problem…
Australian Aged Care Quality Agency (AACQA) – Better Practice Conference 2015
To recognise its growing role to include quality review of home care, AACQA has broadened topics for…