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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).

Braemer Presbyterian Care Launches Virtual Tours

on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Braemer aged care visitors will soon be able to ‘walk through’ each of its residential aged care facilities and assess available accommodation and amenities, without leaving the house.

The aged care provider is launching virtual tours for its Cooinda facility in Melville, Braemer Village in Willagree and Braemer House in East Fremantle.

Residents Enjoy Special Visit from Archbishop of Sydney

on Thursday, March 21, 2019

Residents at St Patrick's Green recently received a special visit from the Archbishop of Sydney Anthony Fisher OP earlier this month.

The visit was particularly special for residents who are no longer able to attend church services for health reasons. 

Fronditha Care President inducted in 2019 Victorian Honour Roll for Women

on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Fronditha Care president Faye Spiteri has been inducted into the 2019 Victorian Honour Roll of Women for her work dedicated to social change.

Community demand for dementia care training, leads to more free dementia workshops at Braemar Presbyterian Care

on Tuesday, March 19, 2019

Aged care provider Braemar Presbyterian Care will be offering additional free dementia training workshops until November, after strong community demand booked out all March and April workshops.

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