Our June '22 Yuwaya Ngarrali Briefing Paper "Caring for Elders, Community and Culture"
explains why DEG needed the new Commonwealth government to defer the introduction of the impending changes to the CHSP program to look at other models. We are hoping this paper will inform the process of recasting the parameters of the CHSP program.
Dharriwaa Elders Group congratulates MinisterAnika Wells' decision to rethink funding of aged care services like DEG. Yuwaya Ngarra-li - the partnership of DEG & UNSW offers this substantial work by Dr Bob Davidson to inform the rethink of aged care by the Commonwealth so that agedcare services deserved by Aboriginal communities like Walgett are supported.
Caring for Elders, Community and Culture: A study of the potential impact of changes to the funding of home care on the aged care services provided by Dharriwaa Elders Group(DEG), by Dr Bob Davidson for the Yuwaya Ngarra-li partnership of Dharriwaa Elders Group with University of NSW, June 2022. The summary: https://dharriwaaeldersgroup.org.au/images/downloads/Caring_for_Elders_Community_and_Culture_Briefing_Paper___Summary.pdf