This practical, interactive program is ideal for families and carers who want to know more about the aged care system. There are four sessions and each runs three hours.
Session 1: Thursday 1 March 2018 Support at home • Eligibility, types of services, service providers and cost for Commonwealth Home Support Programme and Home Care Packages.
Session 2: Thursday 8 March 2018 Residential care • Eligibility, access, costs.
Session 3: Thursday 15 March 2018 Tools to navigate the system • Paperwork, complex documents, phone apps, resources and feedback.
Session 4: Thursday 22 March 2018 Powers of attorney and future planning • Enduring power of attorney, medical eduring power of attorney and family discussions.