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Community services

Find information about aged care, dementia and healthcare services for elderly Finns in Australia.

Aged care information, referral and advocacy


My Aged Care

The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system.

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Translating and Interpreting Service (TIS)

If you need an interpreter to help you to communicate over the phone. This is a free service.

Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission

Aged Care Complaints Investigation Scheme

Concerns or complaints about the quality of care or services. This is a free and confidential service.


Australian Finnish Rest Home Association (AFRHA)

Aged care provider for the Australian Finnish community, based in Brisbane Queensland. Provides home care services, retirement living and residential care.

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Older Persons Advocacy Network

Information about your rights regarding aged care services.


Home & Community Care (HACC) Program

In Victoria, the Home & Community Care Program continues to provide funding for services which support younger people (under 65) with disabilities and their carers. These services provide basic support and maintenance to people living at home.
(Huom. jos olette oli 65-vuotias, katsokaa My Aged Care palvelun tiedot ylempänä)


Elder Rights Advocacy

Elder Rights Advocacy supports older people, their families and representatives in Victoria address issues related to Commonwealth funded aged care services. The service is free, independent and confidential.   



Carers Victoria

Victoria is the statewide voice for family carers, representing and providing support to carers in Victoria.


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Dementia Australia

Support, information and advice on dementia, memory issues and the services provided by Alzheimer’s Australia..


Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS) Victoria

The DBMAS program provides clinical support for people caring for someone with dementia who is demonstrating behavioural and psychological symptoms of dementia (BPSD) which are impacting on their care. Advice on behaviour management and support for carers. 24 hour service.

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Muistiliitto Ry (The Alzheimer Society of Finland)

The Alzheimer Society of Finland provides help and assistance for people with Alzheimer’s disease and their caregivers. The society is a member organisation of the Alzheimer’s Disease International and Alzheimer Europe.




NURSE-ON-CALL is a phone service that provides immediate, expert health advice from a registered nurse, 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. If you think your situation is an emergency, you should always call 000 or go to an emergency department at a hospital.