Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.
Links to trusted information about nursing homes.
Dementia care options
Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including care options and support services
How to prepare your home if you have a chronic disease or serious illness
Information about home modifications, medical equipment at home, telephone services, emergency call systems and sources of funding.
If you care for someone with dementia, your doctor can help arrange an assessment for that person or you can arrange one directly through My Aged Care.
My Aged Care – the first step to accessing aged care services
My Aged Care can help you find the information you need about aged care, including the different types of aged care services that are available in your area.
Assessment for respite
Trusted information about assessment for respite care for people with dementia and their carers.
Respite care for people with younger onset dementia
Trusted information about respite care for people with younger onset dementia, including health care plans, mental health care plans and care assessments
Thinking about your death can make life easier
Australians are being urged to plan for when they need medical help but can't speak for themselves. 'Advance care planning' ensures your values and wishes are respected in life or death situations.
Caring for someone can be physically and emotionally exhausting, but regular breaks can help relieve stress. Find out about respite care here.