The Federal Government's initiative (Living Longer, Living Better) to help older Australians appears to be be step in the right direction. Although full details are not yet available the changes which will provide more support and care at home, greater choice of in home services received, more support for dementia and increased recognition of carers and those from culturally diverse backgrounds are issues JewishCare supports.
JewishCare is the only Jewish provider in NSW who has government aged care at home packages, currently (67 CACP and 5 EACH).
JewishCare also has an extensive range of Friendship Clubs for the active older members of the community as well as special support for Holocaust Survivors including help in accessing Restitution claims.
For more information about how JewishCare can help older members of the community to remain living in their own homes call 1300 133 660 or click http://jewishcare.com.au/cms/programs/aged