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My Aged Care is the Australian Government's portal and starting point for information on all the government-funded services you may need including aged care homes and in-home help.
Carers Gateway aims to make your life easier.
Many people don’t see themselves as carers. They are just children, parents, partners or friends who care for someone close to them. If you are a carer, you can get help and support from the government and other organisations.
By calling Carer Gateway, you will be connected with a new Australia-wide network of Carer Gateway service providers. They will talk through what you need and help you to find local services and support to help you.
The national peak body for people impacted by dementia in Australia and the source of trusted information, education and support services.
Dementia Support Australia (DSA) provides free advice and recommendations where behaviours are impacting the care of a person living with dementia. This advice is tailored to each individual and the environment where they are receiving care.
The Australian Government website offers further information and fact sheets for any questions you or your family may have regarding home care packages. There is information on consumer-directed care, fees and subsidies and the home care package program.
GetSetUp: Live classes for older adults
GetSetUp is an online community of people who want to learn new skills, connect with others and unlock new life experiences. Their safe, social and interactive learning environment has been specifically designed for older adults. Classes are taught by older adults and kept small to ensure everyone can actively participate. They help older adults stay mentally and physically fit and create a community where people find meaning and purpose by helping each other and forming new connections.
Seniors Rights Service is a community organisation dedicated to protecting and advancing the rights of older people, particularly vulnerable and disadvantaged groups.
OPAN is a free information service which offers support you and your family to understand and exercise your aged care rights within the Commonwealth funded aged care sector.
Palliative Care Australia represents all those who work towards high-quality palliative care for all Australians. Their goal is to improve access to and promote the need for, palliative care.
The Council on the Ageing NSW (COTA NSW) is the peak organisation for people over 50 in our state. We’re an independent, consumer-based non-government organisation. We work with politicians, policymakers, and service providers as well as media representatives to make sure your views are heard and your needs are met.
Service NSW Update to apply for Check-in QR Code cards - used to scan into to services and businesses that require a QR Code scan.
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