Residential aged care
Residential aged care is for senior Australians who can no longer live independently at home. The Australian Government funds residential aged care to make it more affordable and accessible.
My Aged Care
Visit the My Aged Care website to find information about how to access Australian Government–funded aged care services. You can apply for an assessment online and search for local aged care providers that meet your needs. You can also call Monday to Friday, 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm.
What’s new: extended timeline to apply for Business Improvement Fund Grants, updated NSW advice for Victorian visitors, translated aged care COVID-19 resources available and updated aged care visitation guidelines for residential aged care.
Details of the requirement to wear face masks in areas of high community transmission in Victorian residential aged care facilities.
What's new: From the 1 July Residential aged care providers need to collect and report on new quality indicators under the National Aged Care Mandatory Quality Indicator Program (QI Program).