Aged Care – Residential Aged Care Entry Procedure

Facilities provided for taking care of older people, otherwise known as nursing homes are also referred to as Residential Aged care facilities. For the frail and elderly people who need assistance for their daily activities and require 24 hour care by trained professionals, Residential Aged Care facilities provides the best care facilities.

Assessment done by Aged Care Assessment Team or ACAT is mandatory before you plan to apply for any Residential Aged Care facility. Once the assessment is done, you can meet the Care Manager and discuss your requirements, specific preferences and address all your queries with respect to the care required for your elderly loved one.

Once the financial costs are calculated and shared, you would need to complete an application form as part of the entry procedure. Residential Aged Care Facilities aim to make the transition smooth and simple for your loved ones by offering high quality care.