Help managing your affairs
If you are thinking about accessing aged care, you may want to think about who will manage your affairs as you age. You may choose to give someone you know and trust powers to make decisions for you.
Charter of Rights and Responsibilities
If you are receiving care in an aged care home, in your home or in short-term restorative care, you are protected by the Charter of Rights and Responsibilities as well as your care agreement.
Read more about the Charter of Rights and Responsibilities in:
Elder abuse concerns
Elder abuse can take many forms such as physical, psychological or emotional, financial or sexual abuse.
- Read more about elder abuse.
Police checks for aged care workers
All staff, including volunteers, working in aged care homes and Home Care Package services who have supervised or unsupervised access to care recipients must obtain a police check.
- Read more about police checks.