Aged care resources

A list of resources – including apps, audio and video resources and other publications – about aged care.

My Aged Care has resources that the aged care sector can order to share with their clients. This includes brochures, booklets and checklists. These resources are also available in up to 22 other languages.

Resources

Wendy – Volunteering to make a difference

Aged care volunteer Wendy assists with admin, social support and food delivery with Nepean Food Services – Meals on Wheels™. She opens up about how volunteering got her out of the house after the loss of her husband.

Council of Elders – Let's change aged care together

The Council of Elders help to improve the aged care system by informing older people about the changes to aged care, and providing advice to the government about aged care reform and ageing well.

Managing volunteers in aged care – Guidance handbook for volunteer managers

This handbook provides guidance for aged care volunteer managers for volunteer engagement and management processes including recruitment, onboarding, retention, administration and further training and information. Aged care providers can also use this resource to support their volunteer managers.

National summary of Home Care Package prices – 31 December 2023

To further improve the transparency of Home Care Package pricing for senior Australians, their families and carers, the Department of Health publishes national median prices for common home care services, care management and package management. This data is updated quarterly.

Home Care Package – Published Pricing Schedule – 31 December 2023

To further improve the transparency of Home Care Package pricing for senior Australians, their families and carers, the Department of Health publishes national median prices for common home care services, care management and package management. This data is updated quarterly.

Where health care meets aged care

This documents clarifies the roles and responsibilities to deliver health care for older people receiving aged care and to provide policy guidance for aged care and health providers, in response to recommendations 69 and 70 of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety.
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