Term Deposit Special Offer

National Seniors Members earn a rate of 2.70% p.a. interest on a 12-month term.

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aged care?

From Home Care Packages to residential aged care, we can help you make informed decisions.

A better way to find the right care

National Seniors has partnered with independent aged care search service, Care360, to take the stress out of finding the right aged care home.

The Care360 online search tool expertly creates a top 10 match report, based on the person's specific residential aged care needs and preferences, including, for the first time in Australia, the ability to search by cost, medical services, lifestyle options, room quality and even the compliance history of the provider.

For a limited time, National Seniors members can access a complimentary Care360 aged care search report, valued at $150.

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Understanding the financial aspects

Moving into residential aged care can be an emotional and stressful time. Understanding the costs involved can also be confusing. We can help.

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Advice can be provided through our partner Financial Advice Matters*, accredited aged care specialists, who can help with:

At Home Care

• Registering for Government Assistance and ACAT Assessment

• Assist in development of preferred care packages

• Identify and suggest reputable care providers

• Ensure you understand the conditions of the package including the fees, and assist with the ongoing monitoring of the service

Placement Packages

Placement in a residential aged care facility

• Locate an accredited home in the preferred location with your specific needs

• Assist in preparation of the paperwork for the Aged Care facility and other Centrelink related paperwork

• Assist with the negotiation of the entry bond (Refundable Accommodation Deposit)

• Ensure you are aware of the contractual arrangements in relation to the new home

• Provide any additional information and answer any queries you hav

Advanced Packages

Answering the common and complex questions including:

• How can I afford the entry bond (RAD)?

• Do I need to sell my home, or can I rent it?

• How is my home and other assets assessed under Centrelink and Aged Care Rules

• Will this impact my DVA or Age Pension?

• What happens to the RAD should I pass away?

• Can my partner still reside in the family home if I need to move into an Aged Care facility?

• What happens if I don't have any assets, what does this mean for me?

Financial Advice Matters will provide a comprehensive report covering the above questions, and answering many more that are applicable for your personal situation. The report will also include suggested strategies on how you might fund your upfront and ongoing fees while in an Aged Care Facility, allowing you to discuss these suggestions with your family and other professionals before being able to select the best option for you.

*Financial Advice Matters is a division of FAMG Pty Ltd ABN 11 605 631 598.

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