Finding a place in aged care for a loved one can be a stressful and complex task and an enormous responsibility for families. With Australia's ageing population ever increasing, more and more people will be faced with this daunting undertaking.
There are over 3 million Australian’s who are aged 65 years or older, which represents 14% of the total population. It has been predicted that by 2050, almost 20% of Australians will be over the age of 70 while the number of people aged over 85 will quadruple.
Aged Care Online has introduced an aged care reviews system to assist consumers who are weighing up their residential aged care options.
The purpose of aged care reviews is to provide consumers with valuable insights and information to assist with their decision making.
CLICK HERE TO LEAVE A REVIEW.
User reviews are a fundamental tool for consumers when it comes to choosing hotels and restaurants and many consumers believe it makes logical sense to offer reviews in the aged care sector.
Not only will these aged care reviews assist consumers in finding a place for their loved one, but the reviews will also encourage aged care providers to uphold high quality care services and facilities.
It takes just a couple of minutes to post a review and will significantly help other families looking for an aged care place for their loved one.
Frequently Asked Questions:
Why are aged care reviews important?
Consumer reviews have been important for consumers for a number of years, especially when it comes to choosing hotels or restaurants. It makes sense to offer consumer reviews for aged care facilities. Aged care reviews will offer consumers valuable insights and information on aged care providers with the aim to help make their decision making a little easier.
Why is my review not published immediately?
Each aged care review is carefully reviewed to ensure that it authentic and honest. You will receive and email notification once your aged care review has been published.
Can I review a business that I own/work at?
No. Owners, current employees and former employees of aged care providers are not able to post reviews. This system is for consumer based aged care reviews only.
Can providers respond to my review?
Yes. Providers are encouraged to respond to each aged care review they receive.
If you know someone living in aged care, then we encourage you to take five minutes and leave a review here.
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