Before receiving care in an aged care home, including residential respite, an ACAT (Aged Care Assessment Team) assessment is needed to check eligibility. You can apply for an assessment in two ways:
The online application form is quick and easy – and available 24 hours a day, seven days a week. The website also has an easy-to-use eligibility checker which you can use before applying.
To apply online visit: Apply for an aged care assessment | My Aged Care
You can call the My Aged Care Contact Centre on 1800 200 422 (free call) to discuss your needs and complete the application over the phone.