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).

Fun for All at ‘TLC Aged Care The Heights’ 5th Anniversary

on Thursday, July 19, 2018

TLC Aged Care The Heights, located in Donvale, recently celebrated the 5th anniversary of its opening with a family fun day. The residents, their family and friends, staff, and supporters came together to celebrate this milestone in the history of the home. Since opening in June 2013, The Heights has been providing aged care to the elderly of Melbourne’s eastern suburbs, and the local community turned out to help them celebrate.

Christmas in July Brings Festive Cheer To Residents at Bolton Clarke’s Talbarra Community

on Tuesday, July 17, 2018

Residents, families, staff and volunteers at Bolton Clarke’s Talbarra Community in Waterford, Queensland used the cooler weather as an excuse to enjoy all the traditional trimmings at their Christmas in July celebration this month.

Braemar Receives High Commendation for Friendship Initiative

on Monday, July 16, 2018

Braemar House in East Fremantle has received a high commendation for its dementia inclusiveness and friendship program. 

Residents at Bolton Clarke Fernhill Enjoy Sing-a-long Concert

on Monday, July 16, 2018

Residents at Bolton Clarke’s Fernhill community in Caboolture, Queensland, know how to raise their voices for a good time.

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