Some retirees who need aged care may prefer to stay at home, whilst others may need or prefer the assistance that a residential aged care facility can provide. To access residential aged care, the person requiring care must be assessed and approved by the Government’s Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT).
Many retirees who require care are not aware that a variety of services are available for those who prefer to stay at home. Home Care Packages provide Government subsidised services to assist people to remain in their home for as long as possible.
The 2019-2020 Federal Budget (Budget) has been delivered with Treasurer Josh Frydenburg announcing a ‘back in the black’ Budget, supporting a stronger economy and secure future for Australia. Frydenberg’s first Budget focuses on reducing the tax burden for the majority of working Australians, greater superannuation flexibility for retirees and a one-off energy relief payment for […]