Links to Useful Sites
The following links may provide useful information for prospective residents or clients, families, staff etc.
Myagedcare for finding services, eligibility and assessment, financial help and costs including Aged Care Assessment. Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) work with the frail aged, elderly and their carers to determine what kind of care will suit their needs.
Aged and Community Services Tasmania (ACST) is the leading peak organisation for aged care services, community care services and retirement villages in Tasmania.
Department of Social Services works to deliver quality, affordable and accessible aged care and carer support services for older people, including through subsidies and grants, industry assistance, training and regulation of the aged care sector.
Advoccy Tasmania Advocacy work to promote and protect the rights and interests of their clients. They provide a free, State-wide, independent and confidential advocacy service to older people, people with mental health issues, people with disabilities and people with drug and/or alcohol related problems, their carers and relatives.
Guardianship Tasmania The Guardianship and Administration Board can make decisions for the benefit of persons who have a disability and are unable to make reasonable judgments about lifestyle and financial matters.
The functions of the Board are extensive and include powers in relation to:
- Enduring Guardianship
- Enduring Powers of Attorney
- Emergency situations
- Consent to medical of dental treatment
- Statutory Wills
- Appointment of a guardian or administrator made outside Tasmania.
Circular Head. A link to the aged care page on the Circular Head site.
Wyndarra Centre, also has a page with information about aged care on the Circular Head site.
The Circular Head Aboriginal Corporation provides a range of facilities and services aimed at addressing the needs of the Aboriginal and total community, including the aged.
Rural Health attached to the University of Tasmania's Clinical School.
The Smithton Medical Centre provides 24 hour medical care to the residents of Circular Head.