Personalised Aged Care Placement Specialists
We have successfully placed many elderly people into quality, caring and appropriate aged care accommodation over many years. This experience enables us to supply families with a personalised service that ensures all steps of securing residential aged care are completed in a sensitive, effective, and efficient manner.
Families tell us that the finding quality aged care for their elderly loved one was like "navigating a maze", but it really doesn't have to be that way.
When our aged care placement consultants help you with aged care placement activities, you will:
To fully understand the quality of care, accommodation and lifestyle services available you need to complete detailed research and you need time and effort to get that all done. What are the steps required to achieve the best placement for your elderly loved one ?
We have been helping families with admission to aged care for many years, and have assisted a large number of families through the process of residential care placement.
Our aged care placement consultants are knowledgable, experienced and understand the emotional strain involved with placing a frail relative into an aged care home.
We have a proven step-by-step process which will help you with the placement, which includes:
We offer a personalised service tailored to your unique family requirements and covering all aspects of aged care advice and placement.
There are many aspects to consider - so choosing the right aged care option can quickly become overwhelming for a beginner or the unwary.
Placing your elderly loved one into any aged care option should never be left to chance or done in haste.
We have already completed years of research and have experienced the good and the bad, and have collected the information you need.
We have been through the process many hundreds of times with other families - you can benefit from that experience and knowledge.
The Aged Care Act is being rewritten with a focus on Human Rights, reflecting the need for a fundamental overhaul of our Aged Care system. The revised Aged Care Act will place a greater emphasis on the rights and dignity of older people, and will require aged care providers to take a more person-centered, human rights approach to care.
The Maximum Permissible Interest Rate (MPIR) has increased to 8.38% pa from
For a Refundable Accommodation Deposit (RAD) of $550,000 the equivalent Daily Accommodation Payment (DAP) increases to $126.27 pd ($46,090 pa).
The Reserve Bank increased the cash rate again in November 2023, which has a flow-on impact to the MPIR. This is now the highest MPIR since January 2012 and more than double the MPIR that applied just a little over one year ago.
Also the refurbished Daily Accommodation Contribution (DAC) rate of $66.94 pd means an equivalent Refundable Accommodation Contribution (RAC) of $291,564. In June 2022 the RAC was $544,719, meaning that aged care homes that are “RAD-focused” are now less likely to look at fully supported residents if they have exceeded their 40% supported ratio, as the RAC has now dropped below $300,000.
The MPIR increase to 8.38% will have a major impact on residents as they enter an aged care home from
Thanks again for your help in securing the room. We could see the relief in Mum’s face when she arrived at her room. Once she was dressed in street wear, not hospital wear, she seemed more confident and hopefully in time most if not all of the confidence she had before she entered hospital will return.
Thank you once again for everything. I am sleeping much better now, not having to worry about my Father's financial situation (at the aged care home) as much. What you have done is give me peace of mind that he can afford the extra odd bill . I will be very happy to recommend your services.
Thank you for the amazing job you've done for us. We cannot express enough what your assistance meant to us. You were a special blessing sent from heaven. Liz, I know we could never have managed without you. Our thanks and love to you both.
We research and explain the available options based upon your detailed family needs and requirements. We can explain how aged care financials are calculated so that you are fully informed.
Whether you have a Home Care Package, NDIS funding or need private home care services - we can arrange home care assistance and supports for you to make sure you remain independent at home for as long as possible.
Respite Care can give you the chance to de-stress, restore your physical and mental energy, and keep your life in balance. We can help you to arrange respite in an emergency.
We can also talk to you about local day-care activities that may be available for the person you care for. We can secure the best available respite care placement in your preferred location.
Whether the person you care for is physically frail, has been diagnosed with dementia or just cannot cope on their own anymore - it may be time to discuss your family needs with one of our aged care specialists. We can secure the best available permanent care placement in your preferred location.
Avoid paying more for residential care than you need to! With occupancy levels at historical lows, Refundable Accommodation Deposits (RAD's) and additional service fees have never been more negotiable. We have been saving money for our family clients for many years. Talk to us if you wish to save on the RAD expenditure.
We complete all of the necessary Centrelink / DVA forms (SA457 and SA485) and answer any questions about implications for Commonwealth pensions.
We can also advise of strategies when a husband and wife are considering residential care together.