Resources for the sector to share with consumers

Page last updated: 10 May 2018

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Booklets, brochures and other printed material

Find the help you need with myagedcare 

This brochure provides an overview of services available and how to access them. It is for people who have not yet contacted My Aged Care or been referred for assessment. The content of this brochure is the same as the ‘From home support to aged care homes: how to get started with My Aged Care’ brochure. It has been rebranded to reflect the messaging of the My Aged Care campaign.

Aged care for LGBTI elders: Getting started with My Aged Care 

This factsheet provides an overview of aged care services available and how to access them specifically for the LGBTI community.

Your Guide to Short-Term Restorative Care

This booklet has been designed for senior Australians, their families and carers to guide them through the process of accessing short-term restorative care. 

Your guide to Commonwealth Home Support Programme services

This booklet has been designed for senior Australians, their families and carers to guide them through the process of accessing the Commonwealth Home Support Programme. Translations and printed copies are available

Your guide to home care package services

This booklet has been designed for senior Australians, their families and carers to guide them through the process of accessing a Home Care Package. Translations and printed copies are available.

Your pathway to accessing a home care package brochure 

This brochure provides senior Australians and their families or carers with the information to understand where they are in the pathway to accessing home care and the steps and actions needed to move from one stage to the next.

Five steps to entry into an aged care home

This booklet has been designed for senior Australians their families and carers to guide them through the process for moving into an aged care home.

Home care package information and support materials

Resources for consumers and providers including booklets, videos, newsletter, fact sheets, other supporting materials.

Videos

A series of 3 short videos on Home Care Packages

Overview of home care packages

This video provides an overview of home care packages from the initial screening process conducted by the My Aged Care Contact Centre through to receiving and managing your home care services. 

Increasing consumer choice under a home care package

This video provides some personal insights into receiving home care package services and explains some changes to increase consumer choice and flexibility about who delivers your care.

Using the home care package service finder

This video provides an overview of how to use the home care package service finder to find a provider that best meets your needs. 

A series of case study videos showing senior Australian's accessing services:

Aged care services compilation

Tess – Commonwealth Home Support Programme

Diana and Ignatius – Home Care Package

Mary – Home Care Package

Myra – care in an aged care home

Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Animation 

Animation providing an overview of My Aged Care