Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.
Hospital discharge planning
Hospital discharge planning aims to make sure that once you leave hospital you continue to get the right healthcare from the right people. Read more.
Aged care services
As you get older you may need help managing everyday activities. Find out if you are eligible for aged care services, or respite services for carers.
How technology is helping people with dementia
Technology, including useful apps, to support the more than 400,000 people living with dementia, can make a big difference -- both to them and to their carers. Learn more here.
Mental health disorders
Mental health disorder describes a wide range of disorders such as depression, anxiety, stress, schizophrenia and bipolar disorder. Learn what to do when diagnosed.
The role of a GP
Your GP (general practitioner) is usually the first person to go to if you’re sick. GPs coordinate your healthcare - watch this video to learn more.
Lewy body disease
Lewy body disease causes abnormal protein clumps in the brain that affect memory, thinking, movement and behaviour, and cause a progressive dementia.
Supporting carers of people with dementia
Caring for someone with dementia can be frustrating and stressful at times, but there are organisations that can help with training and support.
People with disability and COVID-19
Here’s what people with disability need to know about COVID-19, including how to stay safe and where to get support.
Australia’s healthcare system
The Australian healthcare system can sometimes seem confusing. Learn more about the types of services available, and how you can access them.