Aged Care

What you need to know! 

Whether considering options for yourself or deciding how best to help someone close to you, aged care is a complex area requiring careful thought and specialist knowledge.
The uncertainty surrounding where to move, how much it will cost and where the money will come from can be overwhelming and stressful.
This guide provides the basics. You will understand the steps you need to take, where to find answers and how your NewStart Financial adviser can help you make an informed decision.

If you get it wrong, the outcome can be devastating!

All too often, people leave it too late to plan for a time when they are not able to live in their own home anymore. Then when the time does come, it can fall to their children or spouse to find a solution.

There are typically three steps you need to take before moving into an aged care facility:


  • ACAT (or ACAS) Approval

  • Finding a suitable home
  • Organising your finances 
This fact-sheet gives you a quick overview of each step and covers all the most frequently asked questions we are asked.

If you'd like to discuss the best options for you or your loved ones, please leave us a message and we'll be in touch!

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