Consumers, Families and Carers

For Consumers
A range of links and services available to assist support older people in their care.

Staying at Home
There are many different services to support older people to stay in their own home for longer.

Caring for Someone
Caring for someone can be a rewarding experience, but it can also be very demanding and sometimes family members and carers need extra help and support.

Dementia
Information on dementia, including information for carers and families.

Aged Care Complaints Scheme
Supporting you to resolve concerns about aged care services.

People from Diverse Backgrounds
The Government is committed to ensuring people from diverse backgrounds can access culturally appropriate aged care services that are specific to their care needs.

National Aged Care Advocacy Program
A national program promoting the rights of older people receiving Australian Government funded aged care services to the community.

Community Visitors Scheme
The Community Visitors Scheme is available to recipients of Australian Government subsidised residential aged care services or Home Care Packages who have been identified by their aged care provider as experiencing or at risk of experiencing social isolation, whether for social or cultural reasons or because of disability.

Incontinence
Incontinence is a significant health issue affecting children, women and men of all ages. The Australian Government supports people affected by incontinence, their family and carers, health professionals and the general public through two major programs.

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