Transitional Care

Transitional Care

When you have been in hospital, often the most desirable place to go when you leave is to your own home, rather than an aged care home. But sometimes you might need extra help to recover. This is where transition care may be able to help.

Home Care Packages

Home Care Packages

If you want to stay in your own home as you get older, but need some help with things like cleaning and preparing meals, or with transport so you can go shopping or attend appointments, a Home Care Package may help you.

Residential Transitional Care

Residential Transitional Care

When you have been in hospital, often the most desirable place to go when you leave is to your own home, rather than an aged care home. Sometimes you might need extra help to recover. This is where transition care may be able to help. 

Residential Respite

Residential Respite

There are services around Australia that can provide respite away from home for short periods.

Residential Care

Residential Care

As you grow older, you may find that you need more help with day-to-day tasks or health care. Sometimes, the best way to receive help and support can be by living in an aged care home.

Advanced Care Directives

Advanced Care Directives

Advance Care Directive is a legal document where a person is able to write down his or her instructions, wishes and preference for the future health care, accomodation and personal matters, and/or appoint one or more substitute decision makers who are people chosen to made decisions on his or her behalf.

Seniors Card

Seniors Card

To be eligible for a Seniors Card you must meet the following criteria: 60 years or older, a permanent South Australian resident, not working more than 20 hours per week in paid employment (part-time and casual employees may average their hours over a 12 month period).

Wills

Wills

A Will is a legal document that allows you to make clear what you want to happen to your estate once you are gone. By having a Will you are able to leave instructions for the distribution of your estate and you can name someone as the executor of your Will to carry out these instructions on your behalf.

Financial Advice

Financial Advice

Financial planners are often referred to in a variety of ways: as financial planners and (where they are linked to an Australian Financial Services Licensee, such as Charter Financial Planning) as authorised representatives.

Superannuation

Superannuation

Superannuation is a way to save for your retirement. The money comes from contributions made into your super fund by your employer and, ideally, topped up by your own money. Sometimes the government will add to it through co-contributions and the low income super contribution.

Transition to Retirement

Transition to Retirement

Planning for retirement involves not just finance and superannuation. It also includes your physical, social and emotional well-being, as well as keeping your mind active and staying motivated.

Residential Care

Residential Care

Residential Aged Care Facilities provide various levels of supportive care and are administered and operated under the Aged Care Act 1997. An Aged Care Assessment is required to gain entry into these types of facilities. All aged care facilities undergo an accrediation process to ensure quality of care for the older person.

Low Income Housing

Low Income Housing

Low Income Housing provides long term housing, security and affordable rent (approximatley 25% of Income) for people on low incomes. Community Housing organisations are non-government organisations operating under the Communtiy Housing Providers (National Law) (South Australia) Act 2013.

Retirement Villages

Retirement Villages

Retirement villages are complexes of residential units or a number of separate complexes of residential units on common land. These units are intended for residential use under a retirement village scheme.

Independent Living Units

Independent Living Units

Independent Living Units (referred to as villas or ILU's) are standard units which are designed for the person to live independently and enjoy the security of a gated community with peers close by.

Aged Care Complaints

Aged Care Complaints

The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner provides a free service for anyone to raise their concerns about the quality of care or services being delivered to people receiving aged care services funded by the Australian Government.

Aged Rights Advocacy

Aged Rights Advocacy

Aged Rights Advocacy service is an independent, rights based organisation, providing advocacy support. It is an independent, rights based organisation which aims to promote and protect the rights and well-being of older people.

Personal Alarms

Personal Alarms

A personal alert system is a device that enables people to call for help in an emergency if they are unable to access or use a telephone.

Dementia Safe Return

Dementia Safe Return

The Safe Return is a joint initiative between Alzheimer’s Australia South Australia, and the South Australia Police to help ensure the safety of people at risk of becoming lost. The program enables the rapid identification and return home of people who become lost by using a unique ID code engraved on a secure bracelet. The details of the person at risk of becoming lost are accessible only by you and the SA Police.

MedicAlert Bracelets

MedicAlert Bracelets

Medical ID provides for a quick regognition of your medical conditions, allergies, medications or treatmnet wishes this leads to faster and more effective medical treatment.Medical ID braclets reduce treatment errors which may result from not having a paitents health record during an emergency situation or upon hospital admission.

Guardianship

Guardianship

A person who is unable to make certain decisions about their personal health and living circumstances due to mental incapacity has their rights and interests protected by the law. SACAT can appoint a guardian under a guardianship order to make accommodation, health and lifestyle decisions to support a person who has mental incapacity. 

Health Services

Health Services

A range of government, peak body and not-for-profit organisations provide health related online resources. Read more to receive advice or support.

Your Carer

Your Carer

The Australian Government has lauched the Carer Gateway which is is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support carers. The interactive service finder helps carers connect to local support services.

Veterans' Services

Veterans' Services

The Department of Veterans Affairs provides a variety of in-home and community support programmes that focus on assisting veteran's to continue living independently.

Government Funded Services

Government Funded Services

The Australian Government has launched My Aged Care which is is a national online and phone service that provides practical information and resources to support older people. The interactive service finder helps carers connect to local support services. This is the new "Gateway" to Aged care services.

Mental Health and Private Services

Mental Health and Private Services

The focus of Older Persons Mental Health Service (OPMHS) in South Australia is to support older people to maximise their mental health. This is achieved through working with the community, ageing and primary health care sectors to prevent or reduce the incidence and/or escalation of mental health issues.

Private Services

Private Services

Private Service - An aged care or related service delivered by a Service Provider who is not directly subsidised for that service under any applicable Commonwealth Aged Care Programmes. Access to these services and any fees that may be applied should be discussed directly with the provider.

Mental Health Services

Mental Health Services

The focus of Older Persons Mental Health Service (OPMHS) in South Australia is to support older people to maximise their mental health. This is achieved through working with the community, ageing and primary health care sectors to prevent or reduce the incidence and/or escalation of mental health issues.

Respite Services

Respite Services

If you’re caring for someone, you might find it hard to take a break. But it is important that you do – both for you and for the person you care for. Respite care is when the person you care for is looked after by someone else. That can be in their home, or somewhere else. It might be for just a short time, like a few hours or overnight, or it can be for longer periods, like a few weeks.

Carer Support

Carer Support

There are many services available for carers and the people they care for. They cover many different parts of life. This is a good place to start to get help.

Health Services

Health Services

The Department of Veterans Affairs funds a range of health services that are clinically required to treat a veteran's particular health conditions.

Equipment Services

Equipment Services

The Rehabilitation Appliance Program helps veterans to be independent and self-reliant in their own homes. Health care assessments and the provision of aids and appliances help to minimise the impact of disabilities, enhance quality of life and maximise independence. RAP provides equipment according to each person's assessed clinical need as part of the overall management of their health care.

Veterans' Home Care

Veterans' Home Care

Veterans' Home Care is a Department of Veterans Affairs program designed to assist veterans who need a small amount of practical help to continue living independently in their own home. Services include Domestic Assistance, Personal Care, Respite Care, and safety-related Home and Garden Maintenance. Call a VHC Assessment Agency on 1300 550 450 to discuss your eligibility.

Community Nursing

Community Nursing

Community nursing provides clinical nursing and/or personal care services to eligible veterans in their own home. Community nursing services can assist with medication, wound care, hygiene and help with showering or dressing.

Community and Home Support

Community and Home Support

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme is an entry level home help programme funded by the Australian Government. If you are an older people who can mostly – but not completely – live and cope on your own, and don’t yet need higher levels of support at home, you may be eligible for this support.

Carer Relationships

Carer Relationships

Caring for a friend or family member can be physically and emotionally tiring. In-home respite can help support the person you care for in their home and can provide you an opportunity to have a break.

Assistance with Care and Housing

Assistance with Care and Housing

Some people are at risk of becoming homeless as they get older. This might be because they are renting or have insecure housing and face challenges finding a place to live that they can call a home. The Commonwealth Home Support Programme may be able to help.

Residential Care

Residential Care

Residential aged care is for older people, who for a variety of reasons, can no longer live at home. Those reasons can include illness, disability, bereavement, an emergency, the changing needs of their carer, family or friends or because it is no longer possible to manage at home

In Home Services

In Home Services

The Australian Government offers a range of services that can give you extra help at home. These services include domestic assistance, personal care, meal services and nursing care.

Your Plans

Your Plans

To plan for you future requires accurate information. We provide some key links to help you gather some useful information.

Advanced Admin panel

Advanced Admin panel

Extensive admin panel, packed with various options and user friendly interface.

Post Formats

Post Formats

Standard post, video post, gallery post, aside post and quote post format.

Post Formats

Post Formats

Standard post, video post, gallery post, aside post and quote post format.

Social Sharing

Social Sharing

Built in out of the box Social sharing – Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+

Social Sharing

Social Sharing

Built in out of the box Social sharing – Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and Google+

Unlimited Sidebars

Unlimited Sidebars

The theme comes with a dynamic sidebar generation functionality.

Unlimited Sidebars

Unlimited Sidebars

The theme comes with a dynamic sidebar generation functionality.

Custom Typography

Custom Typography

Friendly user interface to implement the default web-safe fonts and Google API Fonts.

Custom Typography

Custom Typography

Friendly user interface to implement the default web-safe fonts and Google API Fonts.

Translation Ready

Translation Ready

We have included .po file for translation of all the built-in (front-end) words in the theme.

Translation Ready

Translation Ready

We have included .po file for translation of all the built-in (front-end) words in the theme.

Multiple Blog Layouts

Multiple Blog Layouts

Standard, full-width, two columns masonry, three columns masonry and two columns with sidebar.

Multiple Blog Layouts

Multiple Blog Layouts

Standard, full-width, two columns masonry, three columns masonry and two columns with sidebar.

WooCommerce Support

WooCommerce Support

Story comes with WooCommerce support, with custom designs and an AJAX Shopping Cart.

WooCommerce Support

WooCommerce Support

Story comes with WooCommerce support, with custom designs and an AJAX Shopping Cart.

Extensive Documentation

Extensive Documentation

Detailed documentation, which includes examples, screenshots and all the main instructions.

Extensive Documentation

Extensive Documentation

Detailed documentation, which includes examples, screenshots and all the main instructions.

Mega Menu

Mega Menu

Out of the box mega menu support, you can easily activate a mega menu per parent menu item.

Mega Menu

Mega Menu

Out of the box mega menu support, you can easily activate a mega menu per parent menu item.

Retina Dispaly

Retina Dispaly

Retina display optimizations for all the main graphics used in the theme's design.

Retina Dispaly

Retina Dispaly

Retina display optimizations for all the main graphics used in the theme's design.

Parallax Slides And Sections

Parallax Slides And Sections

Parallax effects in content slider, full-width background sections, services boxes animations.

Parallax Slides And Sections

Parallax Slides And Sections

Parallax effects in content slider, full-width background sections, services boxes animations.

Advanced Content Editor

Advanced Content Editor

Unique set of buttons that allows you to directly insert the various elements into your content editor.

Advanced Content Editor

Advanced Content Editor

Unique set of buttons that allows you to directly insert the various elements into your content editor.

Unlimited Colors

Unlimited Colors

Change all the main theme colors, such as header, main content, sidebar, footer or text colors.

Unlimited Colors

Unlimited Colors

Change all the main theme colors, such as header, main content, sidebar, footer or text colors.

Responsive Design

Responsive Design

The theme fits and looks great on different screens and devices – desktop, mobile and tablets.

Responsive Design

Responsive Design

The theme fits and looks great on different screens and devices – desktop, mobile and tablets.

Custom Headers

Custom Headers

Select a background image, image opacity, custom colors and custom page title/subtitle.

Custom Headers

Custom Headers

Select a background image, image opacity, custom colors and custom page title/subtitle.

Advanced AJAX Gallery

Advanced AJAX Gallery

Seven item types, masonry layouts, multiple columns, partial loading, unlimited gallery pages

Fullscreen Slider

Fullscreen Slider

Tell your story on a full canvas with our customizable and flexible fullscreen slider

Fullscreen Slider

Fullscreen Slider

Tell your story on a full canvas with our customizable and flexible fullscreen slider

Your Safety

Your Safety

Safety is important to every one as an older person there is a range of services that will help you remain safe in the community.

Your Care

Your Care

Whether you wish to have services in your own home or want assistance in a residential care facility we have information for you.

Your Accommodation

Your Accommodation

There are a range of housing options available for you when you retire. We have gathered information about the most common types.

Plug and Play

Plug and Play

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International

International

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International

International

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Unlimited Colors

Unlimited Colors

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Unlimited Colors

Unlimited Colors

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Useful Support

Useful Support

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Smart Admin

Smart Admin

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Eco Friendly

Eco Friendly

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