Implementation of guaranteed hours newsletter

Read our updates on the Home and Community Support Services (HCSS) implementation of guaranteed hours on 1 April 2017.

Issue 3 – 17 March 2017

In this issue:

  • Welcome
  • Guaranteed Hours Funding Framework: Policy position and funding arrangements
  • Q&As
  • One-off payment for costs associated with employee workshop
  • Contact details

Issue 2 – 27 February 2017

In this issue:

  • Welcome
  • Funder-Provider Information Sessions: Background and obligations
  • Engagement with Settlement parties
  • Funder-Provider Information Sessions: Policy position and funding arrangements
  • Processing claims for Provider-Employee Information Sessions
  • Contact details

Issue 1 – 7 February 2017

In this issue:

  • Welcome
  • Background – HCSS Providers are required to implement guaranteed hours by 1 April 2017
  • Upcoming events
    • Funder-Provider Information Sessions: Obligations Briefing
    • Funder-Provider Information Sessions: Funding Commitments Briefing
    • Processing claims for Provider-Employee Information Sessions
  • Contact details
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