Residential care additional guidance

Page last updated: 17 November 2017

Transitional Care

Information on changes to provisionally allocated places and transitional arrangements.

Additional guidance - care and services in aged care homes

This guide has been prepared to assist approved providers to understand your care responsibilities toward residential aged care recipients and to provide guidance about how Department of Health decision makers may apply relevant legislation.

Charging fees for additional care and services in residential aged care, including 'capital refurbishment' type fees

Additional information to assist providers understand their responsibilities toward residents’ when charging additional fees – such as capital refurbishment fees.

Five Steps to Entry into an Aged Care Home

This 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.

Charter of care recipients’ rights and responsibilities – residential care

A document outlining care recipients’ rights and responsibilities receiving aged care services provided in residential care.

Care and Services in Aged Care Homes - Additional Information for Approved Providers

Further advice to the sector on specified care and services in residential aged care facilities.