Agencies should pass the increase on to eligible service providers as soon as possible.
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The Outcomes Measurement Framework is not being applied to existing service agreements except where service providers are keen to have it integrated.
Where service agreements have pricing frameworks designed to facilitate individualised funding agreements, the Indexation Policy applies to the unit prices or similar pricing mechanisms.
It’s been a busy start of the year for everyone, particularly the community services sector, with WA borders opening and community restrictions continuing to change.
We’re working closely with the community services sector to ensure services can continue to be delivered to vulnerable community members.
The request for COVID-19 mandatory vaccination disclosure is included where service delivery involves occupations or workforces that are, or may become, subject to a mandatory vaccination order.
Variations should be relationship-based, focused on the needs of service users, and designed to enable innovation.
Work is progressing on the State Commissioning Strategy (SCS) for community services, which will be submitted to Cabinet in early 2022.
The 2021-22 indexation rate, applicable to service agreements from 1 July 2021, is 1.30 per cent.
The Department of Communities (Communities) and the Mental Health Commission (MHC) are working together, along with the Department of Finance to ensure that you and your stakeholders are kept up-to-date and can access direct assistance in relation to the COVID 19 lockdown.
The WA Government is committed to ensuring critical services can be delivered in a safe and timely manner.
Select articles from the Community Services Bulletin Issue 87/August 2020.