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  1. Living at home as you get older

    19 Oct 2018

    As you get older, living at home can be made easier by using home care services, setting a routine and keeping socially active...

  2. Home and Community Care (HACC)

    19 Oct 2018

    The Home and Community Care (HACC) program provides services to support older people with care needs, younger people with disabilities, and their carers...

  3. Transition care after hospital

    19 Oct 2018

    The Transition Care Program provides care through tailored support packages, while the Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides a range of basic maintenance and support services...

  4. Disability and aged care

    19 Oct 2018

    For older people living with a disability, it can be hard to manage household chores and day-to-day tasks without support. Here are some support services that can help...

  5. Planning for future aged care needs

    19 Oct 2018 Planning for future aged care needs

    If you are getting older or looking after someone who is elderly, you may be thinking about getting home help, getting your legal and financial affairs in order or applying for aged care homes (also...

  6. Who's who in aged care

    27 Sep 2018

    Aged care services are provided by a range of skilled and experienced professionals and aged care support staff...

  7. Changing needs and aged care

    27 Sep 2018

    There is a wide range of aged care services available to help meet the health and care needs of older people, including home support services, residential care and services for people leaving hospital...

  8. Unpaid and professional carers

    21 Sep 2018

    The term ‘carer’ can refer to paid and unpaid, professional and ‘lay’ carers...

  9. Medical treatment decision makers

    13 Jun 2018

    You can appoint someone to be your medical power of attorney, also known as ‘enduring power of attorney (medical treatment)’, to make medical decisions on your behalf when, in certain circumstances...

  10. Elder abuse

    31 May 2018

    Any act occurring within a relationship where there is an implication of trust, which results in harm to an older person. Abuse may be physical, sexual, financial, psychological, social and/or...