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Aged Care Resources

Department of Health and Aged Care

In early November 2016, an information package was released by the Department of Health and Aged Care. The Caring for Forgotten Australians, Former Child Migrants and Stolen Generations Information Package includes a booklet, presentation, and training facilitator’s guide. This information package was designed to inform, advise, and support those who deliver aged care for Forgotten Australians.

Safe and Inclusive Aged Care for Forgotten Australians/ Care Leavers
recommendations for aged care providers

This report is the product of a collaborative research project that involved the cooperation of Flinders University, Helping Hand Aged Care, Alliance for Forgotten Australians, UNSW Sydney, and Forgotten Australians with lived experiences. The study includes their Top 10 Immediate Actions for Aged Care Organisations. To view or download the link, use the button below.

Helping Hand

Helping Hand has an array of resources relating to aged care, including brochures and fact sheets listing available support. Resources are available on their site for both out-of-home and in-home care for those wishing to stay in their current accommodation. They have also created a resource, Forgotten Australians, Real Care the Second Time Around, that aims to assist providers of aged care and their understanding of the experiences faced by Forgotten Australians.

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