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In Australia, the aged care system offers a range of care options to meet the different care needs of each individual. Two mainstream care options are available for older people: residential aged care and community-based aged care.
The Aged Rights Services
The Aged-Care Rights Services is an advocacy service for older residents of nursing homes, hostels and retirement villages and people receiving Community Aged Care Packages.
The CEO of Aged & Community Services Australia (ACSA), Adj Prof John G Kelly AM, explains to Christopher Baynes, Publisher of villages.com.au the challenges Australia faces in caring for its older people.
A report has revealed Australia is facing a shortage of places in aged care facilities as the prevalence of dementia increases.
My Aged Care- Australian Government
This website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system. My Aged Care is part of the Australian Government’s changes to the aged care system which have been designed to give people more choice, more control and easier access to a full range of aged care services.
Australian Government- Department of Social Services