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My Aged Care is the starting point to access Australian Government-funded aged care services. The phone line and website can help older Australians, their families and carers to get the help and support they need.
My Aged Care provides:
To access My Aged Care call 1800 200 422
My Aged Care can help you access services at home which can improve your wellbeing and help you stay independent. Receiving help with regular activities at the right time can help you manage better at home.
You may be eligible to receive services such as:
My Aged Care can also help you access short term care services for situations such as:
If you find you need ongoing help with day-to-day tasks or health care, a residential aged care home lets you live in a supported environment where help is available 24 hours a day.
Are you eligible for services?
A call to can help you understand:
My Aged Care may arrange a face-to-face
assessment of your care needs.
The Australian Government contributes to the cost of aged care services. You are expected to contribute to the cost if you can afford to. How much you pay may depend on:
www.myagedcare.gov.au or call 1800 200 422