Transition Care Programme

This program helps older people get back on their feet after a hospital stay. It provides short-term care for up to 12 weeks, including social work, nursing support, personal care and allied health care.

About the program

Learn more about how the program helps older people after a hospital stay.

For patients and care recipients

Find out who can access transition care and what kind of care is available.

For service providers

Find out what services providers do and who can become one.


Read guidelines, fact sheets, and reports about the program.

Transition Care Programme Guidelines

These guidelines are for state and territory governments (as the approved providers of transition care) and service providers. The guidelines explain how services should be provided, the responsibilities of approved providers and the aged care principles that govern the program.

See the guidelines


Find resources for the Transition Care Programme, including guidelines, fact sheets, and reports.

View all program resources

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