What are the new standards? The Australian Government has set some new Aged Care Quality Standards that clearly define what good care should look like. These new Standards have been published. Watch the video to see what the new Standards mean in practice for you.
ACSA is the national peak body representing not-for-profit and faith-based providers of residential and community care, and housing and support for people with a disability and their carers.
This is the government portal that describes different services available and provides much information in relation to services and providers. If you need help or are caring for a friend or family member who needs help, this aged care portal is a starting point, and once approved for services you can request them through this portal.
FECCA is the peak national body representing Australians from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds. FECCA's role is to advocate, lobby and promote issues on behalf of its constituency to government, business and the broader community.
OMI develops strategies that include everyone—culturally diverse communities, the wider community, business and industry groups, government and non-government agencies—to help develop a society that values and maximises the benefits of its cultural diversity. Its strategies assist organisations to develop policies, programs and services that are accessible and responsive to the needs of a diverse community.
Advocare is an independent, community-based, not-for-profit organisation that supports and protects the rights of older people in WA through advocacy, information and education.
OPAN offer free, independent and confidential services that focus on supporting older people and their representatives to raise and address issues relating to accessing and interacting with Commonwealth funded aged care services.