The Aged Care Australia website is the Australian Government's premier website about aged care. It provides access to government and non-government information and services and will help people make informed decisions about aged care options for themselves and their family members. It hosts a number of features including an Aged Care Home Finder, a Community Care Service Finder and the My Page feature which allows consumers to store material they have selected from the site. .
The Aged Care Home Finder helps you to look for Australian government-funded aged care homes that meet your particular needs.
HealthInsite topic page linking to information on aged care services, including home and community care, hostels, nursing homes, retirement villages and respite care, licensing and accreditation.
Healthinsite provides links to some of Australia's most authoritative health organisations and their websites.
This section of the Department of Health and Ageing site contains a comprehensive range of topics relevant to Ageing for Consumers. These topics include information on Help to Stay at Home, Residential Care, Caring for Someone, Support for People with Special Needs and related Publications.
The final report - Caring for older Australians - was released by the Productivity Commission on 8 August 2011. In undertaking the inquiry, the Commission was asked to develop detailed options to redesign and reform Australia’s aged care system and to recommend a transition path to a new system. Includes links to submissions and public hearings.
The community care service finder can help you find services that can help you remain independent in your home.