Getting older is part of life, and whilst it would be ideal to live at home, at times, for some individuals, this is no longer a possibility. This is when transitioning into a residential aged care home is an appropriate option. At Amicare, we know that this is a significant life change and therefore, can be a daunting experience for you and your family.
Amicare is your aged care placement specialist. We are dedicated to providing exceptional service during this period of transition.
Amicare can walk with you through the entire process from initial discussion to settling into the aged care home. We have a strong network of well-established relationships with many aged care homes. Our aged care placement end-to-end service includes:
- Identifying the needs and required services of your loved one- utilising this as a reference point to present you with the best-match residential care options.
- During the transition, we can support you in sourcing and staffing temporary respite care – this ensures that your loved one is still looked after, alleviating some stress through this process.
- Recommending aged care homes in your preferred area that meet your requirements
- Arranging tours for you’re the homes you are interested in so that you can make an informed decision
- Supporting you to understand the fee structures and other associated costs – ensuring that all financials are in order and that there will not be unwelcomed surprises. We can also support you to access means-tested fees or funding for extra services.
- Assisting you with the required paperwork, including NDIS and Centrelink paperwork – ensuring these are lodged correctly and in a timely manner
- Advocating for your loved one – respecting their opinions and wants by escalating them to relevant stakeholders through the appropriate channels.
- Providing post-placement counselling services – for you and your loved ones through a life-changing period.
If you would like to focus on your loved one, we can support you by alleviating some challenges of this significant life event. Contact us today.