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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).

Isabelle’s Cauliflower Mustard Pickle Wins The 2018 Big Bethanie Bake Off

on Monday, November 19, 2018

After a massive day cooking in front of a live audience at Have a Go Day, Bethanie, Western Australia’s most recognized not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider, has announced the winners of the 2018 Big Bethanie Bake Off.

Private Rental a Burden for Seniors

on Monday, November 19, 2018

Private rental became impossible for Gail Carter to cover after she lost her job as an aged care assistant in 2015. A diagnosis of depression, caring for her terminally ill mother and living with an abusive flat mate made the 68-year-old’s situation all the more dire.

Bolton Clarke Awarded For Catering Innovation

on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Bolton Clarke has won further recognition for innovation in food services with a national award at The Hospitality and Lifestyle Aged Care Awards (HLACA), announced in Melbourne on 2 November.

HillView Ashmore's Beautiful Transformation

on Wednesday, November 14, 2018

Hillview's Ashmore Aged Care Residence has undergone a beautiful transformation. The brand new redesign includes a new alfresco area for residents and their loved ones to enjoy, along with additional shaded areas and outdoor furnishings. 

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