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.
South Australia disability services
Publicly-funded disability services in South Australia are now delivered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
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.
Find information and resources here on residential care services that provide accommodation and support for people who can no longer live at home.
What do social workers do?
Social workers provide counselling, information and referral to other services in crisis situations. Here's what to do if you need a social worker.
Older people and mental health
Older people can have mental health issues, such as anxiety or depression, which are often caused by triggers such as grief, loss or illness.
Respite care for carers of people with dementia
Caring for a person with dementia can be rewarding, but it can be physically and emotionally tiring. It’s important to take regular breaks from your caring role (respite).
Victoria rural and remote health services
Regional and rural Victoria's health services are important to all in the state. Knowing where they are will give you confidence when you need help.