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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).

Tower Property Assists Family with Securing RAD Payment for Aged Care Transition

on Friday, September 21, 2018

One of the most critical factors when making the transition into residential aged care, is funding the Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD), which often requires the sale of the family home. Tower Property recently managed the sale of a unit in Clayton South VIC for just this reason.

Catholic Healthcare Wins 2018 Quality Pastoral & Spiritual Care Practice Award

on Thursday, September 20, 2018

Catholic Healthcare was the proud winner of the Meaningful Ageing Australia 2018 Quality Pastoral & Spiritual Care Practice Award last night at a ceremony held at Melbourne Town Hall.

What to do with an Aged Care Royal Commission

on Thursday, September 20, 2018

Braemar CEO Wayne Belcher OAM has decades of experience in the Aged Care Industry, having held leadership positions at both Silverchain, Baptistcare and Bethanie. Following the Morrison Government’s call for a Royal Commission into Aged Care, Mr. Belcher has shared his views.

Hon. Kevin Andrews Opens New Luxury Aged Care Wing at Menarock Life Willowbrae Templestowe

on Wednesday, September 19, 2018

On 18 August 2018, the Hon. Kevin Andrews MP officially opened the new Menarock Life 16 bed luxury addition to its Willowbrae home in Templestowe VIC.

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