Trusted information on residential care services in Australia including the different levels, how to access it, and information on caring for someone else.
Dementia care options
Trusted information on caring for someone with dementia, including care options and support services
Links to trusted information about nursing homes.
Respite care for carers of people with dementia
There are many ways to get respite care. Here is some information about the different types of respite care available and programs to look into.
Huntington's disease is an inherited condition that affects the nervous system and worsens over time. Learn more about its symptoms and diagnosis.
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
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.
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.
What does a geriatrician do?
A geriatrician is a specialist doctor who cares for people aged 65 and over. Most geriatricians are experts in dealing with people who have multiple conditions.
The role of a GP
Your GP (general practitioner) is usually the first person you go to if you’re sick. GPs coordinate your healthcare and can look after you throughout your life.