Useful Links & Resources

Clinical Links

www.agedcarehealth.gov.au
Department of Health. Federal Government information.

 

http://www.humanservices.gov.au

Improving the lifetime wellbeing of people and families in Australia.

http://www.statetrustees.com.au

Providing help to Victorians with legal wills, estate planning, probate, power of attorney and trustee services for more than 75 years.

 

https://www.connectingcare.com/

Access to Aged Care Assessment Service information and contact details and other clinical providers across Victoria.

 

http://www.betterhealth.vic.gov.au/

The Better Health Channel provides health and medical information that is quality assured, reliable, up to date and easy to understand.

Government Resources

www.agedcare.health.gov.au
The Australian Government dedicated website to assist with making informed decisions about accessing aged care.

 

www.publicadvocate.vic.gov.au
Victoria’s independent statutory body. The public advocate works to protect and promote the interests, rights and dignity of older Australian’s and people with a disability.

 

http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/

The My Aged Care website was been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system.

 

http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/fee-estimator/residential-care/form

The Residential Care Fee Estimator can help you estimate the fees and charges you may be asked to pay while living in an aged care home.

Supporting Organistations

www.fightdementia.org.au
Australia’s peak body dedicated to supporting people with dementia, the families and carers.

 

www.caresearch.com.au
An information resource for families with a loved one in palliative care.

 

http://www.3millionreasons.com.au/home/

Leading Age Services Australia (LASA) is the peak body for age service providers in Australia. LASA works with its members to enable older Australians to live well.

 

http://www.advocare.org.au

Provides systemic and individual advocacy to support the rights of older people and people with disabilities

Suggested Reading

Residential Care - Removal of Low/High

Information released by the Federal Government on how the removal of low and high care distinctions will impact the provision of care.

 

 

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