Aged Care

Want to know more about aged care, but confused by the maze of information and acronyms, the roundabout of government departments and the obscure pension implications? This section of YOURLifeChoices website is devoted to helping you to negotiate the tips and traps of ageing well at home or in residential care. And how you can make the best choices in aged care, whether for yourself, your parents or a loved one.What is Aged Care?
 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Staying at home

Cost of Aged Care

 

 

 

 

 

 

Decision time

 

 

 

 

 

 

Your Aged Care Rights

 

 

 

 

 

 

Aged care resources and where to get help

 

 

 

 

 

 

Having the aged care conversation

Having the aged care conversation

At Christmas time the ageing of parents often shocks adult children.

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Aged care assessment explained

Aged care assessment explained

What to expect and how to prepare for an aged care assessment.

Five things every carer needs

Five things every carer needs

These five tips are essential to help carers best look after themselves and their charges.

Making an aged care complaint

Making an aged care complaint

It can be tough to make a complaint against an aged care provider.

Reducing medication errors

Reducing medication errors

Kate Swanton, shares her top five tips to help make taking your medications at home ...

Getting the best hospital care

Getting the best hospital care

How can you better manage your hospital care?

Preserving memories

Preserving memories

The enormous benefits of using reminiscence therapy to preserve memories.

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What is aged care

Must-know aged care terms

This handy list of must-know terms will help you to navigate arranging aged care.

What you need to know

Consumer directed care welcomed

Consumer Directed Care (CDC) is a welcome change to community aged care

Find out more

Cost of aged care

The costs of residential aged care

Understand and make informed decisions around the financial issues of aged care

How much will you have to pay?

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