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My Aged Care

 

The My Aged Care website provides information for older people, people with disabilities and those who provide care and services.

 

The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system. The Gateway is part of the Australian Government’s changes to the aged care system which have been designed to give people more choice, more control and easier access to a full range of aged care services.

 

You can find more information about these and other improvements to Australia’s aged care system below, as well as information about the aged care workforce and a glossary of definitions that may help you to understand any unfamiliar terms that you come across while finding out more about aged care.

 

My Aged Care is made up of this website and a national contact centre. Together they can provide you with information on aged care, whether for yourself, a family member, friend or someone you’re caring for. The contact centre can be phoned on 1800 200 422 between 8.00am and 8.00pm on weekdays and between 10.00am and 2.00pm on Saturdays. The My Aged Care phone line is closed on Sundays and national public holidays.

http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/

 

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Leading Aged Services Queensland

Leading Aged Services Queensland is the Queensland peak body for the providers of aged and community care and retirement services.

Those providers are from both the not for profit and for profit sectors. All are united in a common goal to provide aged, community and retirement services of excellence.

Leading Aged Services Queensland is not a government department, nor government funded but funded by industry membership fees. Leading Aged Care Queensland seeks to ensure quality of care and service provision to all older Queenslanders. http://www.qld.lasa.asn.au/

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Want to find out more about Podiatry?

Go to http://www.podiatry.asn.au/

For interesting diabetic foot health information: https://www.podiatristsqld.com.au/foot-health-diabetes

ADA Australia

Advocacy – Australian Aged and Disability Advocacy

ADA Australia is funded by the State and Commonwealth Governments to provide information, education and support to enable people to understand and exercise their rights and responsibilities when receiving an aged care or community care service, ensuring their voice is heard. ADA Australia’s services are free, confidential and client directed.

ADA Australia’s  general advocacy service has been supporting Queenslanders since 1991. ADA Australia provides an advocacy service to support people to resolve issues related to their aged care or community care service provision or care.

ADA Australia’s free, confidential and client directed advocacy support is available for people who are:

  • living in residential aged care facilities
  • receiving community care services
  • receiving Australian Government aged care services
  • carers or representatives of clients of the above services
  • See more at: http://adaaustralia.com.au
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Mesothelioma is a rare cancer, and only about 3,000 Americans a year are diagnosed with the disease, which attacks the lining of the lungs, abdomen or heart. Prognosis typically depends on the type of mesothelioma and the stage at which the cancer is detected.

 

https://www.asbestos.com/mesothelioma/prognosis.php

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Complaints

You can share your concerns with Flexi Care Inc about the services you receive without fear of losing services or being disadvantaged in any way. Alternatively, you can contact:

• The Aged Care Complaints Scheme http://agedcarecomplaints.govspace.gov.au/

• Phone: 1800 550 552