Aged Care

My Aged Care

My Aged Care is the Australian Government's starting point on your aged care journey. Find and access the government-funded services you need.

myagedcare.gov.au

 

10 Questions to Ask

10 Questions is a series of leaflets written by nurses, doctors and experts with experience in aged care. Each leaflet focuses on an individual aspect of care to increase consumer knowledge and make the journey into residential aged care easier.

The project brings resources together in easily accessible leaflets that are endorsed by a number of credible professional and advocacy organisations.

www.10questions.org.au

 

The Royal Australian College of General Practitioners (RACGP) aged care clinical guide (Silver Book)

Care of older LGBTI people

https://www.racgp.org.au/clinical-resources/clinical-guidelines/key-racgp-guidelines/view-all-racgp-guidelines/silver-book/silver-book-part-b/care-of-older-lgbti-population

 

End of Life Directions for Aged Care

ELDAC provides information, guidance, and resources to health professionals and aged care workers to support palliative care and advance care planning to improve the care of older Australians.

https://www.eldac.com.au/tabid/4887/Default.aspx

 

Additional Information:

A guide for LGBTI communities to gain access to aged care services.

A factsheet covering the steps for LGBTI to find LGBTI inclusive Home Care Packages on the Service Finder.

A factsheet covering an overview of LGBTI advance care planning issues.

A factsheet covering an overview of advance care planning requirements by each state and territory.