Choosing an aged care facility can be difficult. Everybody has heard horror stories about the mistreatment in aged care homes but fortunately those incidents represent the exception rather than the rule. The vast majority of residential aged care homes are staffed by dedicated and caring professionals who provide first-rate care to their residents. Nevertheless, it is important to select a facility that provides the best possible care and environment for your needs.
The Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission provides a lot of good detail but ultimately the decision is yours. To help with this important decision we have prepared this easy to use Aged Care Checklist. At the end of the day, moving into residential aged care is a big decision so you owe it to yourself to ensure you are getting everything you want and could ever need.