Aged care planning must be at the forefront of people’s mind as the percentage of population above 65 years of age grows every year. Based on the level of care viz. low care or, high care the choice of aged care facility and the budget varies accordingly. Discussing aged care planning cab e difficult and daunting however planning ahead is crucial.
Earlier one can start thinking about aged care planning the better. There are two main options of age care viz. community based aged care and residential aged care. In case of community based care, home based help is offered which can allow your loved one to live independently for long. Low care facilities focus on providing assistance with daily tasks.
Conversation with your elderly loved ones about the care they need can make aged care planning more specific and helpful. The major things to consider during aged care planning includes the assessment, the budget and moving in to the new facility.