Multi-Purpose Services (MPS) Program

The MPS Program combines Australian Government funding for aged care services with state and territory health services. This means small regional and remote communities can offer flexible aged care services that meet the needs of their community.

Learn about the program

Find out how an MPS provides aged care services in rural and remote areas.

Understand your responsibilities

Find out what your responsibilities are as an approved MPS provider.

Manage your Multi-Purpose Service

Learn about the management activities you must undertake as an MPS.

Find a Multi-Purpose Service

Use our map or street address listing to locate an MPS near you.

My Aged Care

If you need some help around the house or think it’s time to look into aged care homes, My Aged Care is here to help.

Visit the My Aged Care website to find information about how to access 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 1800 200 422 Monday to Friday, 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm.

My Aged Care

Quick Reference Guide – Updating Multi-Purpose Services in the My Aged Care Service Provider Portal

Approved Multi-Purpose Service (MPS) providers must keep their information in the My Aged Care service provider portal up to date. This quick reference guide for administrator users of the portal covers how to add and update information in the portal.

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Multi-Purpose Services locations

Find a Multi-Purpose Service that can deliver aged care services in rural and remote locations. Locations are marked on a map and also available as a list of street addresses within each state and territory.

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National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program

We fund this program to provide culturally appropriate aged care to older Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples. The service providers in this program deliver a mix of aged care services, mainly in rural and remote areas.

Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) Programme

The STRC Programme provides services to older people for up to 8 weeks to help them delay or avoid long-term care. Read about the STRC Programme, including how it's managed, approved provider responsibilities, and how to deliver STRC services.

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