Star Ratings for aged care homes coming soon
All aged care homes in Australia will have Star Ratings by the end of 2022. Star Ratings will make it easier to compare quality and make choices about your care. Aged care homes will receive a rating of 1 to 5 stars.
Help guide the future of dementia care in Australia
If you live with dementia, or care for someone who does, you’re invited to help develop a National Dementia Action Plan - that will guide the future of dementia care in Australia. Public consultation closes on 31 January 2023.
Home and aged care support keeps Carolyn active
Carolyn, 80, was actively involved in her local community, until advanced arthritis made it harder to do the things she used to. Accessing help at home services through My Aged Care helped improve her health, independence and wellbeing.
How we’re improving Home Care Package charges
Important changes are coming to Home Care Package charges on 1 January 2023. The changes will bring more transparency to how providers charge and set limits on care and package management prices.
Information for older Australians on Coronavirus (COVID-19)
Older people are at greater risk of more serious illness if they get COVID-19. If you – or someone you care for – need help, there is support available. This COVID-19 page lists a range of important resources to assist you.