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.
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
Trusted information about assessment for respite care for people with dementia and their carers.
Links to trusted information about nursing homes.
Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.
New South Wales rural and remote health services
Health services in rural and remote NSW might be harder to access than in urban areas, but an online search can show services in your area.
Western Australia rural and remote health services
Western Australia's vast rural and remote regions make careful planning and preparation essential to help you find health services when you need them.
Dementia care options
Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including care options and support services
Older people and mental health
Older people can have mental health issues, such as anxiety or depression, that are often caused by triggers such as grief, loss or illness.