What Happens If I Can’t Afford Aged Care?

Firstly, no matter what your circumstances, the Australian government will fund residential aged care ensuring it is accessible for everyone who needs it. The costs to enter vary by home, and the amount of funding towards your care depends on your ability to pay and your financial circumstances.   Where do I get started? You firstly need to be assessed for …

How To Reduce Aged Care Costs

At Aged Care Specialists Vic, we often have overwhelmed family members come to us and ask how to reduce aged care costs. In most cases, the way to reduce aged care costs is to ensure the person entering aged care has minimised their assets. This will ensure they are receiving the maximum benefits towards the cost of their care and …

Who to Deal With When Entering into Aged Care?

Entering aged care as a resident or the residents family is usually a very overwhelming time for all. There is a lot to navigate and understand, and quite substantial financial obligations. People are often unsure who to deal with when entering aged care. Here are the five people you should have in your corner when navigating the aged care process. …

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8 Tips to Transition a Loved One Into Aged Care

Moving your loved one into aged care facility in Melbourne will never be easy. No matter how much you’d like to shoulder the responsibility of taking care of them, more often than not, it simply isn’t feasible. In most cases, an aged care facility is recommended by the GP to give your loved one the care they need and deserve. …