5 steps to Entry into Residential Aged Care
This booklet will help you, your carer, your family or friends to understand what residential aged care is, why you might want or need it, and how to go about arranging it.
The Information Booklet 5 steps to Entry into Residential Aged Care is available online in both HTML and PDF formats. A checklist for you to use when visiting a home is also available.
5 steps to Entry into Residential Aged Care Booklet (HTML version)
5 steps to Entry into Residential Aged Care Booklet (PDF 1209 KB)
The Five Steps
- Assessing your eligibility (ACAT assessment)
- Finding a home
- Working out the cost
- Moving and settling in
- Delivering More Aged Care Places For Eastern Melbourne
- $25 Million for accommodation for aged and disadvantaged
- Christmas message – remember to check in on your elderly relatives and neighbours
- 6,500 more aged care places for older Australians
- Boost for Home and Community Care in Western Australia
- Better HealthCare Connections: Aged Care Multidisciplinary Care Coordination and Advisory Service Program
- Better Health Care Connections: Models for Short Term, More Intensive Health Care for Aged Care Recipients Program
- Encouraging Better Practice in Aged Care (EBPAC)
- Getting assistance from an SDAP Panel Member
- Service Development Assistance Panel Program Glossary
- 2012 National Aged Care Workforce Census and Survey – The Aged Care Workforce, 2012 – Final Report
- Australian Government Directory of Services for Older People 2012/13
- Living Longer. Living Better.
- Australian Government Response to the Productivity Commission's Caring for Older Australians Report
- Delirium Care Pathways
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