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Transitioning from home care to residential aged care

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People generally want to stay in their family home for as long as they can and home care packages can help them do this. However a person’s health may decline, leading to a greater need for care, making permanent residential aged care the most common reason for leaving a home care package service.1 In this month’s article we explore some issues a care recipient should consider for a smooth transition to permanent residential aged care, and look at how advisers can help clients plan during this phase.


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