Residential Aged Care and Community Care Arrangements

Common legal problems older people can avoid.

This information is current at February 2015.

It can be very difficult to choose the right aged care arrangement to suit your individual needs. An Aged Care Assessment Team from the Department of Social Services can give free advice on what options you have, and can help work out your personal needs and make appropriate referrals. Find out more about how to make an appointment with the team and what to consider before entering an aged care arrangement, where to go for help if you have concerns about the care you already receive and how to receive legal help if necessary.

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