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.

Page last updated: 02 February 2012

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

  1. Assessing your eligibility (ACAT assessment)
  2. Finding a home
  3. Working out the cost
  4. Applying
  5. Moving and settling in
PDF printable version of the Checklist (PDF 444 KB)

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Downloadable Resident Entry Application Form

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