Younger people in residential aged care

We are working to stop younger people under 65 going into residential aged care. We are helping younger people consider and access suitable accommodation and support.

About the initiative

Find out how we are helping younger people consider and access suitable accommodation and support.

Residential aged care and the NDIS

Younger people may be living in a residential aged care home if other support options are not appropriate or available for their care needs.

Fees and payments

Information on aged care fees and payments for younger people under 65 living in residential aged care.

Information for aged care providers

Information for aged care residential providers to support younger residents under the age of 65 who wish to explore alternative home and living options.

Analysis of younger people living in residential aged care

We commissioned Ipsos Public Affairs to complete a detailed analysis of younger people living in residential aged care facilities and the reasons why they were living there. This is part of the Government's work to support younger people to move to age-appropriate accommodation and supports.

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Principles and guidelines

The document provides guidance to all parties who have roles and responsibilities over younger people seeking to access aged care services.

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