Making the decision to place a friend, relative or loved one into aged care is a time consuming and emotional experience. When this time comes your first thought is for their wellbeing and happiness. This section of the web site provides support and advice to those considering moving a loved one into aged care.
Aged Care Online Directory | Specific Online Directories
Aged Care Online is Australia's most comprehensive online directory of Residential Accommodation, Home & Community Care options and Associated Services. The site is targeted at people searching for aged care alternatives online and has over 5,200 care and service providers currently listed.
Originating in Victoria, the National directory was launched in April 2005 with offices now in Melbourne, Sydney and Brisbane. Our web site is supported by a national sales team promoting and marketing the directory in every state of Australia.
Searchable categories on www.agedcareonline.com.au include: Residential Accommodation; Home & Community Care; Dementia Care; and Associated Service Providers.
Aged Care Vacancy Register
A special feature in our Residential Accommodation section is an interactive Vacancy Register allowing facility owners to promote current permanent/respite vacancies online. This is a free service available to all aged care providers Australia wide. The initiative aims to assist ACAS teams in reducing the time consuming email/telephone network currently being used, and has approximately 400 facilities regularly updating their vacancy status.
Understanding Aged Care
Incorporating a number of interactive features and searchable categories, this section of the site assists people in understanding the industry and what options are available. Our 5 Step Guide has been developed to integrate information on the aged care process and the Service Providers that are available to help people looking into aged care and planning for the future. 'Understanding Aged Care' also includes:
Aged Care Radio: information and entertainment programs for users to the site; News & Events Section: Housing Inside Online, our quarterly newsletter; and Discussion Forum: Discussions on industry specific topics.