We know that making a choice about the right aged care for your situation can be complex, and that there are many things that need to be considered. To help you with this, we have assembled a comprehensive list of aged care resources where you can find more information or seek advice.
My Aged Care
The Australian Government’s national online and phone service for information about aged care services. If you are an older Australian or looking after an older family member or friend, myagedcare.gov.au provides a wealth that can help you work out what services are available to assist you and how you can get started.
Centrelink’s online services provide you with more self-service delivery options while protecting your privacy and security. The self-service options let you use the phone or internet to find, update, or ask for, some of your personal information from Centrelink.
Aged Care 101
Agedcare101 is a sector initiative to make the customer’s journey of ageing easier through better understanding of the ‘care system’ and the options available.
The Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency
The Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency Ltd is the independent body responsible for managing the accreditation and ongoing supervision of Commonwealth-funded aged care facilities.
The Aged & Community Services Association
The Aged & Community Services Association is the leading peak organisation for aged care services, community care services and retirement villages in NSW & ACT. You can also visit the national Aged & Community Services Association Australia www.acsa.asn.au
Department of Health
The Federal Government is aiming for better health and active ageing for all Australians. This is the main government site for matters relating to health and ageing.
The Aged Care Association of NSW
The Aged Care Association of NSW represents the private, church, charitable, and community sectors and has served the industry for some 68 years and continues to strive for excellence in aged care in a commercially viable environment.
Fair Trading NSW
Fair Trading NSW provides information on the rights and responsibilities of residents, prospective residents and operators of retirement villages.
Department of Veterans’ Affairs
Department of Veterans’ Affairs is a Federal government department that supports those who serve or have served in defence of our nation.
Dementia Australia is the peak body providing support and advocacy for the 440,000 Australians living with dementia and their families and carers.
Carers NSW is a member of the national Network of Carers Associations who work collaboratively to lead change and action for carers.
Eurobodalla Shire Council
Eurobodalla Shire Council serves a thriving community of 35,000 people on one of the most beautiful stretches of coastline in Australia. Known as the ‘Nature Coast’, the shire is situated on the South Coast of NSW, around 4 hours south of Sydney. Batemans Bay, Moruya, Broulee and Narooma are the main towns in the Shire.
Banksia Villages on YouTube
Watch videos on Banksia Villages own YouTube channel. Key topics on healthy ageing are covered, plus a tour of a Banksia Village Villa.