Care and support

In-home care

The management of all Domiciliary Care services has transferred to RDNS SA, part of the Silver Chain Group.

Find out more about the change

Aged care assistance

The Australian Government provides information on aged care through the My Aged Care website and national contact centre.

Website

My Aged Care website

Find a service in your local area

Contact centre

Phone 1800 200 422 between 8.00 am and 8.00 pm on weekdays and between 10.00 am and 2.00 pm on Saturdays.

Staff can provide:

  • prompt, reliable and confidential services
  • clear information, which can be made available:
    • in other languages if you speak another language
    • in other formats if you have hearing difficulties or a vision impairment
  • help to find government-funded aged care services
  • prompt resolution of any complaint or concern you have with the service.

Equipment for use in the home

Leaving hospital

If you are in hospital and need equipment support to get home, speak with your doctor or nurse about your options.

Lifetime Support Scheme

The Lifetime Support Scheme provides treatment, care and support for people who have sustained very serious injuries in a motor vehicle accident, regardless of fault. For more information visit the Lifetime Support Authority web page.

Independent Living Centre

The Independent Living Centre (ILC) provides free information and advice about equipment, technology and techniques to help you maintain your independence at home.

The ILC also provides a mobile service to country areas.

The ILC does not sell equipment but can give you information about suppliers and their prices.

Essential medical equipment concessions

You may be eligible for a subsidy to assist with costs of running essential medical equipment.

The concession finder will help you see what's available and if you are eligible.


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Page last updated 20 July 2018

Provided by:
Department of Human Services
URL:
https://www.sa.gov.au/topics/care-and-support/in-home-care
Last Updated:
20/07/18
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