Booklets, brochures and printed materials
Booklets, brochures and other printed materials such as fridge magnets are available to print or order.
New - 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 new My Aged Care campaign.
New - Your guide to Commonwealth Home Support Programme services
This booklet explains how older people can access entry-level support in their home and daily life through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme.
Your guide to home care package services
This booklet explains how older people with a range of higher care needs can access support in their home, through a coordinated Home Care Package. Translations and printed copies are available.
Your pathway to accessing a home care package brochure
This brochure provides older 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.
New - Steps to enter an aged care home
This updated booklet aims to help older people, their families and carers understand how to access care in an aged care home. This is useful for people who have already been assessed for residential care. It replaces the ‘Five steps to entry into an aged care home’ booklet.
New - My Aged Care fridge magnets
Free My Aged Care fridge magnets are available for older people, their families and carers who are already aware of My Aged Care and want to keep the contact details on their fridge.
My Aged Care posters and flyer
Free resources to promote My Aged Care are available to order through the Healthdirect website. Please note these resources are branded as the Department of Social Services.
Infection control – hygienic handling of indwelling devices
This brochure provides advice for clients, families and carers in the community.
Aged Care Education and Training Incentive Programme (ACETI) - brochure
The ACETI Programme provides incentive payments to eligible aged care workers who undertake specified education and training programmes.
Flu and Gastro - Managing infectious diseases in aged care homes
A brochure for family, carers and friends about outbreaks of influenza flu and gastroenteritis in aged care homes. Extra precautions need to be taken to prevent the spread of disease in the event of an outbreak.
Infection control in community aged care
Brochure for the aged care sector to improve staff knowledge and skills in the area of infection prevention and control.
Infection control in residential aged care
Brochure for the residential aged care providers to improve staff knowledge and skills in the area of infection prevention and control.
Infection control – multi-resistant organisms in the community
Brochure on multi-resistant organisms – MRSA, VRE and C difficile.