Choosing the right aged care residence is a big decision.

We know how challenging it can be when a loved one requires round-the-clock care. It’s often
daunting to navigate the world of aged care for the first time, so we’ve compiled a list of helpful
websites and resources to guide you.

View our brochure here

My Aged Care

My Aged Care is the main entry point to the aged care system in Australia. This site provides
information for older people, their families, and carers on aging and aged care, how to have their needs assessed and support to find and access services.
https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/

Need Aged Care Services?:  https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/home-start-here

Age Care assessments: https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/eligibility-and-assessment/acat-assessments

Commonwealth Home Support Programme

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) is one of the changes made by the
Australian Government’s aged care initiatives to help older people stay independent and in their
homes and communities for longer. The CHSP provides entry-level home support for frail older
people who need assistance to keep living independently.
https://agedcare.health.gov.au/programs/commonwealth-home-support-programme

Department of Veterans Affairs

Information on health and wellbeing, benefits, payments and services
http://www.dva.gov.au/

Department of Health and Ageing:

Australia’s health system is world class, supporting universal and affordable access to high quality medical, pharmaceutical and hospital services, while helping people to stay healthy through health promotion and disease prevention activities.
http://www.health.gov.au/

NSW Health

https://www.health.nsw.gov.au/Pages/default.aspx

The Carer Gateway

The Carer Gateway provides information on carer services to give you support and skills.
https://www.carergateway.gov.au/

Dementia Australia

Dementia Australia represents 447,115 Australians living with dementia and the almost 1.5 million
Australians involved in their care.
https://www.dementia.org.au/

Dementia Friends brochure: https://www.dementiafriendly.org.au/resources/dementia-friends-brochure

Seniors Rights Service

https://seniorsrightsservice.org.au/

Charter of Care Recipients Rights and Responsibilities

https://agedcare.health.gov.au/publications-and-articles/guides-advice-and-policies/charter-of-care-recipients-rights-and-responsibilities-home-care

Beyond Blue

https://www.beyondblue.org.au/

Hawkesbury Council Community Directory

https://www.hawkesbury.nsw.gov.au/services/other-key-services/community-directory