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Let’s Talk Aged Care Resources

Navigating aged care can be a challenge, that’s why we created resources to help. These include information sheets and a series of videos which introduce COTA SA and our Let’s Talk Aged Care program while providing an overview of navigating My Aged Care.

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Video Series

Let’s Talk Aged Care

Find out more about COTA SA and how we can help you understand, register, connect with and access My Aged Care. This is the full video — if you’d like to watch the individual topics, please see the videos below.

To watch the video, click the play button over the image to the left. Running time: 20 minutes.

Introduction to COTA SA and Let’s Talk Aged Care

Find out more about COTA SA and how we can help you understand, register and connect with My Aged Care.

To watch the video, click the play button over the image to the right. Running time: 2 minutes.

Introduction to My Aged Care

My Aged Care is an Australian Government subsidised aged care support program. Find out how to register for support through My Aged Care and the assessment process.

To watch the video, click the play button over the image to the left. Running time: 7 minutes.

Entry Level Care: Commonwealth Home Support Programme

Entry level care, such as help with housework, transportation, meals or to remain socially connected, is subsidised by the Australian Government through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme. This short to longer term support offers up to two hours per week of assistance through Entry Level Care.

To watch the video, click the play button over the image to the right. Running time: 5 minutes.

More Complex Care: Home Care Packages

If you require more frequent or complex care services through the My Aged Care program, you may be eligible for a Home Care Package. Assistance is provided at four different levels — basic, low, intermediate and high — with an annual amount allocated to help cover costs associated with your care.

To watch the video, click the play button over the image to the left. Running time: 8 minutes.

Advance Care Directives

An Advance Care Directive is a legal form to outline your wishes about future health care, living arrangements, personal matters and end of life, and also formally appoint a substitute decision maker. Find out how to create an Advance Care Directive, what to include and how to certify it.

To watch the video, click the play button over the image to the right. Running time: 7 minutes.

Information Sheets

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