This booklet explains how older people can access care in an agedcare home, the process for moving into an aged care home and what to expect when you are there.

This booklet explains how older people can access care in an aged care home, the process for moving into an aged care home and what to expect when you are there. You should read this booklet if you (or someone you care for) have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) member for care in an aged care home. Otherwise call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or go to www.myagedcare.gov.au for information on the assessment process and eligibility for the different types of government-funded aged care.

Resource: Australian Government Department of Health - Ageing and Aged Care

Download: pdfSteps to enter an aged care home