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Residential aged care facilities – Steps to find the Best aged care facility

One of the most important decisions which is also emotionally challenging is to choose residential aged care facilities for your loved ones. With similar facilities promised by almost every care facility, it becomes quite difficult to find the best aged care facility. The basic steps which can help in your search for the best residential aged care facilities includes:

  •  Discuss your preferences (or your relative’s) with the entire family to have a clear picture of the facilities required. Need for a special diet, accommodation, round the clock medical assistance, and several other things may be required depending on the  health concerns of the patient.
  •  Assessment by Aged Care Assessment Team to check the eligibility for entry to residential aged care facilities. Health care professionals having immense experience in age care sector assess your relative’s health condition and eligibility for residential aged care.
  • Look for online reviews and various other sources to check for the available list of residential aged care facilities. Look for available vacancies, set up a meeting with the aged care workers and finalize the facility that best suits your requirements.
  •  There will be substantial paperwork involved which can filled in by either yourself, the carer or any family member.