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Navigating the aged care system. Where to start and what’s involved, including the cost.

24/08/2022 @ 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Finding the right aged-care solution is often an emotional and confusing process. Come along and hear how the Australian system works and what services are available to help you find the right place that meets your care and financial needs.

Ask questions relating to:

  • What to consider when selecting a place in residential aged care
  • Different models of care that exist
  • Respite – ‘a try before you buy’ concept
  • My Aged Care assessments for access to respite and permanent residential care
  • Costs associated, including income tested fees
  • Centrelink processes
  • Timeframes that can be achievable for urgent care

Enquiries by email please to: info@parkinsonsact.org.au

Guest Speaker

Bina Brown, Third Age Matters

Third Age Matters is a customised aged-care placement and advocacy service for seniors living in Canberra and on the South Coast of NSW.

The principal, Bina Brown, is an Accredited Aged Care Professional who works with a licensed financial adviser specialising in aged care to get the best outcome.

“Third Age Matters can assist by showing you the possible options that meet your financial and care needs. We will also manage the paperwork for you. Because we offer a boutique service, you can be sure that any solution is tailored to what you are looking for. Finally, we can ensure that the move runs smoothly. Once in care we can keep an eye on things for you, keep you up to date and advocate on your behalf if necessary.”

Read articles published by Bina Brown here.


10:00 am - 12:00 pm
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The Henry Retirement Village
86 Fullagar Cres
Higgins, ACT 2615 Australia
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02 6172 0902
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