Aged care services
As you get older you may need extra help managing everyday activities. There are many different types of aged care services , as well as respite services for carers. You can find out if you are eligible via an assessment process which varies from state to state.
As you get older, it's important to understand how ageing affects the mind and body. Read up on bone health, arthritis, nutrition and more.
Healthy eating over 60
Your body changes over time. Here's what to eat, how to maintain your appetite and stay well as you get older.
Health information in relation to a number of different life stages and life events, such as babies and toddlers, children, teenagers, young adults, pregnancy, women's health, men's health, seniors and end-of-life issues.
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.
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.
Assessment for respite
Respite care is a short stay in an aged-care home. An assessment works out how much help you need, and the types of services you're eligible to receive.
Northern Territory disability services
Publicly-funded disability services in the Northern Territory are now delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). Learn more here.
Tasmania disability services
Publicly-funded disability services in Tasmania are now delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
South Australia disability services
Publicly-funded disability services in South Australia are now delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).