How do I navigate the aged care system?


This journey may seem overwhelming but be reassured that you are not alone. Every year over 60,000 people enter aged care homes permanently. 

Our strong advice: Pull together the documents you will need at each stop. It will save you great frustration. Also, check out our 101File below as a starting point for tracking your home searches.


What are aged care homes?

Aged care homes provide both accommodation and 24 hour a day care for people who are unable to get the type of care and other assistance they need at home. Aged care homes are sometimes described as resident aged care facilities or nursing homes too.


Allow up to 3 months or more to find a home


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Make the most of what agedcare101 has to offer by utilising the agedcare101 personal our 101File 




If you think you need to find an aged care home for you or someone else and you don't know the first thing about what to do or where to start, then you've come to the right place.