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Understanding and Accessing DVA Services: CVC Webinar

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Webinar 8: Coordinated Veterans’ Care Program

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The Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) offers an extensive range of services to support veterans and their families to live full and active lives. These are easy to access, mostly free or low cost for eligible veterans and their families.

DVA services:

  • enable veterans to stay independent at home
  • support veterans manage their chronic health conditions
  • can support veterans at home for a short time, during an illness or after a stay in hospital
  • give carers a break
  • can support veterans on an ongoing basis or as they transition permanently to an aged care home.

About this webinar

Department of Veterans’ Affairs and Older Persons Advocacy Network are hosting the eighth of eight free interactive educational webinars to inform health professionals, community workers, and veterans and their families about the services that are available.

Webinar 8: Coordinated Veterans’ Care Program, will be an overview of this program, including how to access it.

By attending this webinar, you will learn:

  • what the DVA Coordinated Veterans' Care Program is, including how to access it
  • who provides the services and care under the Coordinated Veterans' Care Program

Please RSVP via the ‘Register’ button above. Upon registration you will receive the link and instructions about how to access the webinar on the day. This will also be emailed to you 24 hours and 2 hours before the event.

Information about this webinar series

Veterans and their families often turn to people they trust for information. With this in mind the DVA is keen to share information about support services and programs, and how easy it is to access these services.

Please join us for all eight webinars in the series or just for the ones that are of interest to you.

For further information about the Department of Veterans’ Affairs please visit: https://www.dva.gov.au or phone Provider enquiries 1800 550 457 8am – 5pm (AEST) Monday to Friday.

Who is Older Persons Advocacy Network?

Older Persons Advocacy Network (OPAN) provides free, confidential and independent advocacy support, information and education to older people, families and carers across Australia. OPAN’s knowledge, expertise, relationships and geographical reach supports thousands of aged care consumers of Australian Government funded aged care services to understand their rights and have a voice in exercising them.

For further information about OPAN or to request support of an advocate please visit: https://opan.com.au/advocacy/#what_is_advocacy or phone 1800 700 600 8am - 8pm (AEDT) Monday to Friday.

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