Many hundreds of thousands of older and infirm Australians elect to receive in-home and/or community care in preference to moving to an aged care facility, in part because it gives them more freedom.
If you or your loved one/s are in this situation – or you provide care in the community – we invite you to explore and contribute your observations and ideas in this section of the Your Say on Aged Care website.
If you or a loved one has been in an aged care facility – or you have worked in one – we invite you to explore this section and have Your Say on in-home and community care in general or via any of the following sub-topics:
Care recipients’ rights and responsibilities
Meals (including fluids)
→ Hygiene, sanitation
Personal safety & security
→ Financial abuse
→ Falls, physical harm, abuse
→ End-of-life and palliative care
→ Dying at home
Accessing home-care packages