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Local Government Age Well Kingborough
Details of Kingborough Council's initiative for seniors in the municipality. Includes progam and event information, the Kingborough Positive Ageing Plan, and useful community links
Commonwealth Government Aged Care Approvals Round (ACAR)
Information on the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing's current ACAR, and previous round results. ACAR provides funding for residential and community aged care places, and capital grants
Commonwealth Government Aged Care Australia
Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing site providing comprehensive information on government and non-government aged care services and resources. Includes information on aged care hotline
Commonwealth Government Aged care complaints scheme news
Australian Government blog site for up-to-date information on reforms to the operation of the Aged Care Complaints Scheme
Commonwealth Government Aged Care Standards and Accreditation Agency
Australian government agency responsible for managing the residential aged care accreditation process and for the promotion of high quality care and best practice in the aged care industry
Commonwealth Government Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres are information centres for older people, people with disabilities, and those who provide care and services. They provide free and confidential information on community aged care, disability and other support services available locally or interstate
Commonwealth Government Department of Health and Ageing
Web site of the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing, which is responsible for the provision of health policy advice and analysis to Government, and the management and promotion of programs and services relating to the health and care of Australians
State Government eBooks Plus (LINC Tasmania)
LINC Tasmania page for eAudio and eBook loan service available to library card holders
State Government Home and Community Care (HACC) Program
Details of the program providing funding to both the government and non-government sectors to enable them to deliver a range of community care services. The objective of the program is to enhance the independence of the frail aged and younger people with disabilities, and to avoid their premature admission to long term residential care
Local Government Huon Valley Council: aged care services FAQ
Details of a range of home and community based services and recreational services for seniors in this municipality
Commonwealth Government Older Australians (Department of Human Services)
Information and services for older Australians including payments, online services and estimators, assistance and programs
Commonwealth Government Seniors (Australian Government)
Links to Australian Government web sites providing information and resources for seniors
Commonwealth Government Seniors (Department of Families, Housing, Community Services and Indigenous Affairs)
Information on Australian Government programs, services, benefits and payments, and resources delivered by FaHCSIA that work to support seniors
Commonwealth Government Seniors.gov.au
Australian Government portal providing a single point of access to Government and non-government information and services for Australians over 50
State Government Tasmanian Elder Abuse Helpline
Details on the Tasmanian Elder Abuse Helpline which is a service operated on the behalf of the Tasmanian Government by Advocacy Tasmania. Also links to Government strategies and resources as part of a program to prevent elder abuse in Tasmania
State Government Tasmanian plan for positive ageing: second five year plan
Information on the policy framework for actions by the Tasmanian Government, local government and individuals to support positive ageing. Includes links to the document "Time to be living well: Tasmanian plan for positive ageing: second five year plan"

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