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.

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'Cruel system' set to get fresh funding

Former treasurer Peter Costello urges government to consider controversial age care pla

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Aged care action plan

Nursing union calls for urgent action as deaths related to aged care continue to grow.

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The ‘SAS of the medical world’

AUSMAT teams are now working in aged care homes. What does that mean?

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Deaths put focus on aged care failures

Victorian premier admits he wouldn't put his mother into aged care.

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App to protect aged care residents?

‘Zipline' allows facilities to track visits and stick to social distancing guidelines

LATEST REPLIES

Nan Norma post a comment 2 months ago

Residential and in-home aged care ‘needs urgent redesign’

Yes, the system is only as good as the worker that walks through the door

Hoohoo post a comment 5 months ago

COVID-19 deaths put spotlight on aged care failures

God! It's like watching the terribly cruel treatment of exported livestock animals choking and cooking

80 plus post a comment 5 months ago

Nurses urge government to support aged care action plan

My understanding is that the federal government FUND the aged care system but the states

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