What is a ‘service for older people’?

A service for older people is any service provided in the ACT specifically for older people or their carers.

Examples of services for older people include:

  • retirement homes and residential aged care facilities;
  • services that provide personal care;
  • services that provide home help;
  • services that provide home maintenance or modification;
  • food services for older people and/or their carers;
  • respite care services;
  • transport for older people and/or their carers;
  • services for assessment or referral;
  • advocacy services;
  • recreational programs;
  • community access programs;
  • rehabilitation services; and employment services.