Resources & Links

These community care websites offer information for frail aged people, younger people with disabilities and their carers.

Grandmother and childAged Care Assessment Teams

A multi-disciplinary team assisting the elderly, their families and carers to make informed decisions about the level of care and accommodation required, whether at home with community support, in a supported residential service, an aged hostel or nursing home. People with disabilities are also eligible for assessment services in some circumstances. Interpreters can be arranged, if required.

Visit: Aged Care Connect - Aged Care Assessment Teams

 

Alzheimer’s Australia

Alzheimer's Australia is the peak body providing support and advocacy for the 257,000 Australians living with dementia.

Visit: Alzheimer’s Australia

 

Aged Rights Advocacy Service

The Aged Rights Advocacy Service Inc (ARAS) is a not-for-profit community based organisation, providing advocacy support since 1990.

Visit: Aged Rights Advocacy Service

 

Carers Respite & Support

Carer Support and Respite Centre Inc trades as Carer Support. Carer Support has provided services to Carers in the southern and eastern Metropolitan areas of Adelaide for 20 years. We are funded by state and federal government.

Visit: Carers Respite & Support

 

Department of Health

Visit: Department of Health

 

Disability SA

Visit: sa.gov.au - Disability SA

 

Domiciliary Care

Domiciliary Care (also known as Dom Care) helps people with reduced ability to care for themselves, helping them to stay living in their own homes close to loved ones, family and their local community.

Visit: Domiciliary Care

 

Eastern Metro - Community Passenger Network

The Eastern Metro Community Passenger Network (CPN) provides information on transport services available across the eastern metropolitan area of Adelaide as well as further afield.

Visit : Eastern Metro - Community Passenger Network

 

Ethnic Link - Uniting SA

Ethnic Link Services is a statewide program funded by Home and Community Care that aims to ensure people from culturally and linguistically diverse (CALD) backgrounds have access to support that will assist them to remain living in their own home. Our target group is the frail elderly, people with a disability and their carers. We operate across metropolitan Adelaide, the Riverland and Whyalla.

Visit: Ethnic Link

 

Falls Prevention SA

This website provides a one-stop-shop of falls prevention and management information for members of the public, health professionals, General Practitioners, and carers.

Visit: Falls Prevention SA

 

Multicultural Aged Care

Multicultural Aged Care has a guide to services for older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including culturally specific aged care homes.

Visit: Multicultural Aged Care

 

Multicultural Communities Council of SA Inc. (MCCSA)

Multicultural Aged Care has a guide to services for older people from culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds, including culturally specific aged care homes.

Visit: Multicultural Communities Council of SA Inc. (MCCSA)

 

My Aged Care

The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system.

Visit: My Aged Care Website

 

Catalyst Foundation

This service aims to maximise the independence and improve the quality of life of seniors by providing free information about the services and facilities available to them.

Visit: Catalyst Foundation