My Aged Care for health professionals

Health professionals can help patients to access government-funded aged care services through My Aged Care. Learn more about referring patients to My Aged Care and accessing urgent services.

The role of health professionals in My Aged Care

As a health professional you can help your patients get the aged care services they need with My Aged Care. The My Aged Care website has information on:

  • accessing urgent services
  • how to make a referral
  • what happens after a referral
  • following up on referrals
  • adding information to a referral
  • contacting My Aged Care for information about a patient, including finding out whether they are already receiving services

Hospitals can contact service providers directly when:

Updates to My Aged Care

Find out what recent changes or updates have been made to My Aged Care.

You can also check our webinars page for updated information.

Help using My Aged Care

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.
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