How aged care will change for you

The aged care reforms will put senior Australians first, improving quality, safety and choice in aged care.

Our goal is for all Australians to feel confident about accessing high quality and safe aged care, where and when it is needed.

Engage with us about the aged care reforms, visit the Aged Care Engagement Hub.

Respect, care, dignity – a generational plan for aged care in Australia

Our once in a generation reform of aged care will help provide respect, care and dignity to our senior Australians. This plan builds on recent aged care quality reforms and outlines how we will achieve our aims.

Translations are available.

Supporting people from diverse background and experiences

Home care

In Budget 2022-23, we are working with senior Australians and the aged care sector to design the Support at Home program.

Residential aged care services and sustainability

The Government further invests in the new Australian National Aged Care Classification (AN-ACC) funding model in Budget 2022-23, to ensure a smooth transition.

Residential aged care quality and safety

Further commitments in Budget 2022-23 will improve quality, safety and choice in aged care, with better coordinated care and ensure compliance with the Aged Care Quality Standards.

Workforce

In Budget 2022-23, the Government is continuing to support the workforce and delivery of quality care across the aged care, disability and veterans’ care sectors.

The Aged care workforce action plan: 2022-25 outlines the Government’s actions to grow, skill and enable an aged care workforce that puts senior Australians first.

Governance

The Government has committed funding in Budget 2022-23 to continue to drive regulatory improvements and to deliver accessible aged care information that meets the needs of all Australians.

Last updated: 
29 March 2022

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