Supports available for older people across Australia
Services to assist older people to access food, address concerns they might have about their home care, seek information about COVID-19 restrictions and counselling for grief and trauma are available and are set out below.
Older Persons Advocacy Network – 1800 700 600
Discuss your home care service concerns
Answer your questions about home care during COVID-19
Review your support services and discuss alternatives
Learn about your aged care rights
Call us on 1800 700 600 for free, independent and confidential aged care support relating to issues or concerns about aged care services received at home.
Contact the Australian Centre for Grief and Bereavement on 1800 222 200 if you’re experiencing grief, loss or bereavement due to COVID-19. Support is offered in several languages, or call the Translating and Interpreting Service on 131 450, request an interpreter and quote 1800 222 200 to be connected.