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The Government has recently announced a $287 million investment to release additional high level home care packages in 2018-19. 

The My Aged Care Portal helps you find out about the types of aged care services available, your eligibility for services, service providers in your area, costs and more. It’s a service provided by the Australian Government which you can access after contacting the My Aged Care contact centre.

This is the question that former broadcaster, Bob Byrne has been asking our community since 2013. What started as a small hobby has now blossomed into an online community of close to 180,000 followers and a series of published books.

At HenderCare we are thrilled to announce Bob Byrne as one of our brand ambassadors!

At HenderCare, we are lucky to employ some of the most amazing and caring staff to support our consumers and participants. Employing around 1200 staff nationally, our staff are making a positive difference to thousands of Australians who rely on external help. While we know that our staff are amazing, it’s always nice to hear this from our customers.

If you currently receive aged care services and live in South Australia, we invite you to be a member of our South Australian Aged Care Consumer & Carer Reference Group.

Whether you're just starting to think about in-home support, or have had your ACAT assessment and are on the National Home Care Packages Queue, you probably want to know what the costs of a Home Care Package are. Carmen and Jon from the HenderCare team joined Chris Ilsley on Perth radio station 6PR to have a chat about these costs.

Consumers are often surprised when they find out the many different services they can access with a Home Care Package. Carmen and Jon from the HenderCare team joined Chris Ilsley on Perth radio station 6PR to have a chat about how a Home Care Package could lighten the load for you at home.

Once you've decided you need a hand to stay at home, working out the next steps can feel overwhelming. Carmen and Jon from the HenderCare team joined Chris Ilsley on Perth radio station 6PR to have a chat about how a Home Care Package could lighten the load for you at home.

As of February this year, Home Care Package consumers were given the choice of changing service providers if they wanted to. Most service providers charge an exit fee if a consumer decides to change providers. At HenderCare, we decided to scrap exit fees to make it easier for older Australians.

The urban environment can have significant impacts on healthy ageing of older people, including how they enjoy and participate in their local community. Our recent research has identified that older people living in high-density Brisbane actively engage with well-designed neighbourhood public space.

NOTE: This article was originally published by The Conversation.