Topic "Aged" in Dutch - total 32 documentsTitle: About the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety
Summary: The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety has been set up to look at the quality of aged care services and whether those services are meeting the needs of the Australian community. This includes: Care for older people living at home, People living with dementia, and people living in residential aged care including younger people with disabilities.
Title: Aged care quality standards consumer outcomes (A3 poster)
Summary: This poster lists the desired outcomes for consumers according to the 8 aged care quality and safety standards.
Title: Aged care signage
Summary: The Aged Care Signage will assist residents in aged care facilities navigate their way around their home or service. Signs such as 'kitchen', 'dining room', 'keep out', 'danger', and 'this way to the garden', will help improve communication with residents/clients and minimise confusion.
Title: Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) assessments
Summary: If you need some help at home or are considering moving into an aged care home, you may first need a free assessment by an ACAT. A member of an ACAT will talk to you about your current situation and work out if you are eligible to receive government subsidised aged care services.
Title: Charter of Aged Care Rights
Summary: This booklet informs you of your rights as an aged care consumer and how you can exercise them. It also includes some information about your responsibilities as an aged care consumer.
Title: Charter of Aged Care Rights Template for Signing
Summary: Providers have responsibilities to support consumers to understand the new Charter that comes into effect from 1 July 2019. From 1 July 2019, providers must give consumers a copy of the new Charter signed by the provider, and ensure that the consumer or their authorised person has been given a reasonable opportunity to sign a copy of the Charter. The purpose of requesting the consumer’s signature is to allow them to acknowledge they have received the Charter and had assistance to understand it. Consumers are not required to sign the Charter and can commence, and/or continue to receive care and services, even if they choose not to sign the Charter.
Title: Communication cards
Summary: The Communication Cards depict a wide range of daily activities and situations and can be used to prompt discussion, assist with directions, clarify a client’s needs, etc. The Communication Cards cover themes such as: Food / Drink / Meals Religion / Spirituality Medical / Health Specialists Personal Care Sleep TV / Recreation Feelings / Pain Mobility Aids
Title: Coronavirus COVID-19: Tips for residential aged care providers
Summary: Information for residential aged care providers regarding coronavirus (COVID-19) and supporting people living with dementia.
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19)- Grief and trauma support services (brochure)
Summary: This brochure outlines the grief and trauma support services available for those living, working and caring in the aged care sector who have been impacted by COVID-19.
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Grief and trauma support for those impacted by COVID-19 in the aged care sector
Summary: This fact sheet provides useful information about grief and trauma support services for those impacted by COVID-19 in the aged care sector. The services are available for residential aged care residents, home care recipients, their loved ones and aged care staff.
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) Help for older Australians
Summary: This fact sheet provides information on the Older Persons COVID-19 Support Line and the Community Visitors Scheme
Title: Coronavirus (COVID-19) It's ok to have home care
Summary: This fact sheet explains what necessary measures aged care workers are taking before entering your home to ensure you stay safe. It also outlines the things you can do to protect you from getting ill.
Title: Costs explained
Summary: The Australian Government pays for the bulk of aged care in Australia. But as with all aged care services, it’s expected you’ll contribute to the cost of your care if you can afford to do so. You will never be denied the care you need because you can’t afford it.
Title: Do you have a concern?
Summary: This information sheet is for consumers of aged care services, their families, carers and representatives about the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission. It explains how the Commission can help you, who can raise a concern and what happens when you contact the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
Title: Entering into a home care agreement - considerations and checklist
Summary: This factsheet explains what is included in a home care agreement, how to budget your expenses, how to ensure that you understand the content of the agreement and also includes a checklist.
Title: Find the help you need with My Aged Care
Summary: It’s never too early to talk about getting some extra help. Knowing what services are available before you need them will help you be prepared to make decisions about your future.
Title: Help at home
Summary: For most people, living as independently as you can in your own home as you age is what you want. But sometimes you might need a bit of help with daily tasks that you can no longer manage as well on your own.
Title: Home Support Assessment
Summary: A home support assessment may be organised if you have aged care needs that, when addressed, will help you to remain living at home and in the community safely. If you think you need a home support assessment, you can contact the My Aged Care Contact Centre (1800 200 422).
Title: How assessment works
Summary: If you need some help with basic tasks at home or more intensive aged care services, the My Aged Care Contact Centre (1800 200 422) can help you. Contact center staff will assist you in working out the support you need and whether you require a free assessment to access services.
Title: Industry code for visiting residential aged care homes during COVID-19
Summary: This industry code ensures aged care residents are provided the opportunity to receive visitors during the COVID-19 pandemic, while minimising the risk of its introduction to, or spread within, a residential care home.
Title: Letters and poster notifying care recipients about upcoming site audits
Summary: Care recipients and representatives are actively encouraged to contribute to decisions made by residential aged care homes and home care services about the care and services they receive. This ensures a strong continuous improvement approach for providers, as well as a focus on the needs and preferences of care recipients. Use our templates of letters and posters for residential aged care homes available in 20 community languages to inform care recipients and representatives about quality assessors from the Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission.
Title: My Aged Care
Summary: This website provides information explaining what My Aged Care is.
Title: Nocturia - going to the toilet at night
Summary: This translated document describes what nocturia is and its causes, which include (but are not limited to) heart problems, kidney problems, and diabetes (type 1 and 2). It also covers issues with lowering intake of liquids, what a person should do and how it can be treated.
Title: Older persons COVID-19 support line 1800 237 981
Summary: You can call OPAN on 1800 237 981 between 6am-10pm, 7 days a week to talk about any issues or concerns you have in relation to COVID-19 or if you need help engaging with your aged care provider.
Title: Personal alert Victoria - information sheet
Summary: This translated information sheet provides information on Personal Alert Victoria (PAV), a personal monitoring and emergency response service. It is funded by the Victorian Government and provided free of charge to eligible frail, isolated older people and people with disabilities to help them keep living in their homes. The information sheet outlines eligibility, what the service is, how it works and some frequently asked questions.
Title: Researching home care providers - considerations and checklist
Summary: This fact sheet provides tips on how to find a provider that suits your needs and how to find out how much the services cost.
Title: Service Charter
Summary: My Aged Care is here to help you with accessing aged care information and services for yourself or someone you care about. We can assist you whether this is the first time you have had to look for aged care services or you’re already getting a service and want to see what else is available.
Title: Steps to enter an aged care home
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can access care in an aged care home, the process for moving into an aged care home and what to expect when you are there.
Title: What the new Aged Care Quality Standards mean for you (video)
Summary: A short video for aged care consumers, their families and representatives explaining the new Aged Care Quality Standards (Quality Standards) that began on 1 July 2019. Watch the video to see what the new Quality Standards mean in practice for you.
Title: Your guide to home care package services
Summary: This booklet explains how older people can receive support in their home and daily life through the Home Care Packages Program. You should read this booklet if you have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), or an Aged Care Assessment Service if you are in Victoria, for a home care package. There are four levels of consumer directed coordinated packages of services through the Home Care Packages Program including personal care, support services and nursing, allied health and clinical services.
Title: Your pathway to accessing a home care package
Summary: This brochure provides information about home care packages.
Title: Your rights and responsibilities as a HACC services user
Summary: The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides a range of basic support services to frail older people and people with disabilities who are experiencing difficulties in managing daily tasks but who wish to continue living at home. The Program also supports their carers and families. The documents informs about the rights and responsibilities of HACC services users.
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