Aged Care Information
Age Page - Western Australia
The Age Page is a collection of useful contacts relating to age related topics.
The information and listings in this online version may differ from the Age Page shown in the printed White Pages telephone directories.
Aged care – where to start?For information on aged care services in your local region
Aged Care Information 1800 200 422 or www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au
To access most government-funded aged care you first have to be assessed by health professionals called Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACATs).
You can find your nearest ACAT by calling 1800 200 422
or using the ACAT Finder on www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au
Need help staying at home?Government funded aged care may include domestic assistance, home maintenance and modification, personal care, delivered meals and nursing care.
To find out more about services in your local area call 1800 200 422 or use the Community Services Finder on www.agedcareaustralia.gov.au
Need carer support or respite?If you care for an older person and need support or help to take a break from your caring role, call
1800 200 422
Network of Carer Associations and Carer Counselling 1800 242 636
For information on Carer Allowance and Carer Payment, call Centrelink 13 27 17
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Need help with health?Cancer Screening www.cancerscreening.gov.au
Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (24 hrs) 1800 699 799
Health emergencies www.healthemergency.gov.au
Health information www.healthinsite.gov.au
National Continence Helpline 1800 330 066 or www.bladderbowel.gov.au or www.toiletmap.gov.au
National Dementia Helpline 1800 100 500
National Health and Hospital Network www.yourhealth.gov.au
Pandemic influenza www.flupandemic.gov.au
Have a concern?To raise a concern about Australian Government funded aged care services.
Aged Care Complaints Scheme 1800 550 552 or www.agedcomplaints.govspace.gov.au
For concerns about the Aged Care Complaints Scheme.
Aged Care Commissioner 1800 500 294 or www.agedcarecommissioner.net.au
Consumer support and other organisationsThis list may not be exhaustive.
Advocare Inc 9479 7566 or Country callers only 1800 655 566
Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency 1800 288 025 or www.accreditation.org.au
Association of Independent Retirees 1800 063 304
COTA WA(Council on the Ageing) 9321 2133
Ethnic Communities Council of WA 9227 5322
Independent Living Centre of WA (Inc) 1300 885 886
Office for Hearing Services 1800 500 726
Office of the Public Advocate (Telephone Advisory Service) 1300 858 455
Palliative Care WA (Inc) 1300 551 704
Retirees WA Inc 9254 0192 or 1800 198 489
State Administrative Tribunal 9219 3111 or 1300 306 017
ILC Multicultural Aged Care Service 9381 0660 or www.ilc.com.au
Department of Health and AgeingFor details see White Pages® directory alphabetical section under “H”.
WA Office 9346 5111 or 1800 020 103
Other government agenciesRefer to the Your Government section of the White Pages® located towards the front of the directory. Details about Australian Government agencies are available at: www.australia.gov.au
If you need an interpreterTranslating and Interpreting Service on 13 14 50
If you are deaf, hearing-impaired or speech-impairedNational Relay Office 1800 555 660 or www.relayservice.com.au.
TTY users call 13 36 77 or 1800 555 677
Speak and Listen users call 1300 555 727 or 1800 555 727
To Make an Emergency Call Using TTY Dial 106
In a Life Threatening or Time Critical Emergency, Please Call 000
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