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

 

 

 

 

 

 

Making an aged care complaint

Mature man on the phone making an aged care complaint

Making an aged care complaint

What do you do if something is amiss with your aged care services?

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Eleven most common aged care Q&As

Senior man having fun with his aged carer

Eleven most common aged care Q&As

A better understanding of the cost of aged care can’t come soon enough.

Call to end aged care pot luck

man in wheelchair navigating the aged care website

Call to end aged care pot luck

Aged care needs to be more accessible for those who need help.

Having the aged care conversation

Having the aged care conversation

Having the aged care conversation

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

Aged care assessment explained

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

Five things every carer needs

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

Reducing medication errors

Reducing medication error

Reducing medication errors

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

What is aged care

New possibilities of aged care

Do you want to take a look at the future of aged care?

Come and see what new

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?

Your rights

Aged care and the sexual revolution

Sexual intimacy in aged care is a basic human right that’s currently being neglected.

A basic human need

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