Live Well Longer assists people to understand the Australian aged care system and share stories, strategies and resources.  Live Well Longer helps older Australians explore the possibilities and identify the supports available to remain living at home.

What we do

Many people are finding Australia's new individualised aged care system complex and difficult to navigate, Live Well Longer's Understanding Home Care in Australia provides a simplified overview to help you get started.

 

Live Well Longer provides independent information to help navigate Australia's home care system and plan for the future. Our services include workplace and community seminars or workshops and free membership to access practical tips and strategies, a planning guide and our online community.

 

Become a Live Well Longer member to access Live Well Longer's free resources or join our community forum. 

Live Well Longer resources provide practical tips and strategies to help you to navigate the aged care system and explore what is possible.

 

Understanding Home Care in Australia (view now)

An overview of Australia’s aged care system including the processes to navigate to accessing government subsidised home care services.

 

Getting family on the same page

Simple steps to help families come together to support the planning process.

 

Considerations when choosing a home care provider

Tips to consider when choosing a Home Care Provider including useful questions to ask potential providers.

 

My Personal Record

A tool to store and share all the personal and administrative details when accessing aged care for older Australians.

 

When do I start planning – how do I recognise the signs?

An overview of when to start planning home support services and a useful tool to assess an individual’s frailty.

Considerations when accessing a government subsidised Home Care Package

Tips to consider when navigating the government processes associated with accessing a government subsidised Home Care Package.

 

Getting the most out of your subsidised Home Care Package

Provides an overview of what consumer directed care means, and how you can have choice and control over the services you receive

 

Enduring Power of Attorney and other decision making provisions

Outlines some of the financial and legal provisions that can be put in place to assist with decision making and ensure the individual’s wishes are known.

and more….

Live Well Longer is continuously adding new resources, become a member to access the complete set of

Live Well Longer resources

 

 

Having a plan can reduce a crisis, alleviate anxiety, and help families to work together in line with the wishes and needs of their family member.

 

Live Well Longer Planning Approach

An overview of the Live Well Planning process. It includes guiding questions to help develop a clear plan for what is required to remain living at home.

 

Live Well Longer Plan Template

A blank template to be used to develop an initial plan and ongoing reviews

 
 

Live Well Longer delivers a range of seminars and workshops to help demystify aged care at home, covering topics such as: 

  • how to navigate Australia’s aged care system to live at home 

  • the supports available 

  • practical resources to help plan 

  • how to get started on the home aged care journey  

  • choosing an aged care provider

  • steps to access government subsidies

  • tips and strategies to remain living at home and exercising choice and control

 

The Live Well Longer introductory seminar and practical workshops are suitable for older people, or friends and family members supporting an older person navigating the aged care system to remain living at home. Live Well longer partners with organisations to deliver community based seminars and workshops, see our upcoming events

 

Contact Us to find out more about our community seminars and workshops. We look forward to meeting you soon!

Live Well Longer also delivers seminars and workshops within workplaces. These programs are designed to be a valuable inclusion in an organisations's wellness program, providing useful information for employees faced with having to take time away from work to help older family members navigate aged care. 

 

Contact Us to discuss hosting a Live Well Longer seminar or workshop at your workplace.

Become a Live Well Longer member to join the Live Well Longer community forum to share ideas and experiences.

 

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