Search for your local ACAT/ACAS

If you need help living in your own home via a Home Care Package or are looking at the possibility of moving into a residential aged care home, you will need an assessment by an Aged Care Assessment Team – ACAT, or ACAS in Victoria.

These assessments are completely free and determine the level of care that is best suited to your needs. A member of an ACAT will discuss your current situation, what types of care services would be best stuited to your needs and determine whether you are eligible to receive government-subsidised aged care or home care services.

You will be required to go through an ACAT assessment if you:

A member of your local ACAT will make a time to meet with you to discuss your care needs. Once the assessment has been completed, the ACAT will be in contact with you to advise you of the services you are eligible to receive.

Click on your state below to search for your nearest ACAT/ACAS:

To organise an Aged Care Assessment, you'll need to register with My Aged Care by calling 1800 200 422.

You do not need an ACAT/ACAS assessment if you receive privately-funded (self-funded) aged care or home care services (care services that are not funded by the government).

Cutest Of Concerts for Anglican Care Residents As Christmas Nears

on Friday, December 14, 2018

Residents of Anglican Care Bishop Tyrrell Place were treated to a very cute start to their Christmas festivities as they attended the Bishop Tyrrell Anglican College’s Pre-School Concert on Thursday 13th December.

Residential Respite Care on the Rise at Wesley Mission Queensland

on Friday, December 14, 2018

The popularity of residential respite care continues to grow across Australia, perfect for seniors who need a little extra care but are not ready to make the move to permanent residential aged care.

Braemar Pushes Out the Boat to Recognise Volunteers

on Friday, December 14, 2018

Braemar Presbyterian Care’s longest serving volunteers were recognised for their dedication and commitment during a volunteer function aboard the 1606 Replica Ship the Duyfken during International Volunteer Day on Wednesday 5 December.

A stroke of creativity from residents at Mercy Place East Melbourne

on Thursday, December 13, 2018

Residents of Mercy Place East Melbourne are benefiting from an opportunity for creativity, self-expression and communication at the home’s weekly art therapy workshops. 

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