Ageing

Series of leaflets produced in consultation with the NSW Aged Care Roundtable. Each leaflet focuses on an individual aspect of care to increase consumer knowledge and make the journey into residential aged care easier: Contracts and fees, Staffing, GP ser ...
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Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byNSW Nurses and Midwives' Association

Permanent or short stay residence providing you with assistance with day-to-day tasks (such as cleaning, cooking, laundry); personal care (such as dressing, grooming, going to the toilet); or 24-hour nursing care (such as wound care, catheter care).

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Social Services

Information for culturally and linguistically diverse communities to better understand the aged care services available in Australia.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byBenetas

Community/aged care workers provide general household assistance, emotional support, care and companionship to people in their homes.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

Advocacy organisation for people over 50 in ACT. They work with politicians, policy makers, and service providers as well as media representatives, to make sure the views of people over 50 are heard and their needs are met.

Location
  • ACT
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCouncil on the Aging ACT

Advocacy organisation for people over 50 in NSW. They work with politicians, policy makers, and service providers as well as media representatives, to make sure the views of people over 50 are heard and their needs are met.

Location
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCouncil on the Aging NSW

Falls prevention booklet is aimed at older people living in the community and their families and carers.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Health

The general practitioner (GP) is a doctor providing general medical care and some care coordination.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byAustralia Government

Online resource for people aged 65 years and over and their families, providing information and resources about aged care and how best to prepare for choosing providers and determining care needs.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byCouncil on the Ageing NSW

MND Advisors are qualified health professionals with specific local knowledge and experience of working with people living with MND and their families.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

MND NSW information service to answer questions from anyone who needs to know more about MND.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
TypeNon-profit organisation
Operated byMND NSW

Gateway to all aged care services. For people 65 years or older seeking information, advice and access to services.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Social Services

Information about Australian aged care system in Languages other than English.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeGovernment - Australian
Operated byDepartment of Social Services

The palliative care team specialises in interventions that can improve quality of life for people with life limiting conditions.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypeVarious private and public
Operated byPublic or private practitioners

The role of the nurse is varied and can include ongoing care and care coordination, often for people in their own homes.

Location
  • ACT
  • NSW
  • NT
  • QLD
  • SA
  • TAS
  • WA
  • VIC
TypePrivate company or practice
Operated byPrivate practitioners