Your Care

Most older Australians wish to remain living independently in their home.
There is a range of service options that exist to assist people achieve this. However, should there come a time that care in a residential facility is required, there is a number of services available at that level as well.

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.

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.

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.

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.