Bupa Aged Care
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Getting started

Aged care guide

How to get started

Aged care can seem complicated and we want to make it as easy as possible to make the right decisions for you or someone you love.

Our aged care guide can assist in answering some of the questions you may have when considering if an aged care home is right for you or your loved one.

Once you have decided aged care is the right option, there are five main steps you’ll need to undertake.

Step 1 aged care assessment mother and daughter conducting My Aged Care assessment

Step 1: Aged care assessment

Step 2 aged care guide choosing a care home resident with a Bupa team member smiling

Step 2: Choose a care home

Aged care guide step 3 cost calculator and paying for care with team member on a device with resident

Step 3: Calculate your costs

Aged care guide step 4 financial advice and guidance with two men couple smiling at each other

Step 4: Seek financial advice

A man and wife moving into aged care step 5 after resident agreement aged care guide

Step 5: Moving in

Additional aged care resources

Caring for someone with dementia

Useful information on how you can help look after a relative or friend who is living with dementia.

View caring for dementia guide (PDF) >

Communicating with someone with dementia

Practical tips on how to communicate with someone throughout their journey of living with dementia.

View guide to communicating with someone with dementia (PDF) >