Applying for Residential Aged Care – Permanent or Respite

If you wish to submit an application for permanent placement or respite care at Karingal Seymour, we require the following information:

Aged Care Client Record (ACCR)

All prospective residents (permanent and respite) are required to have a valid Aged Care Client Record (ACCR – funded by the Government). An Aged Care Assessmsent Team will visit you in your place of residence and assess the care needs you require. You will receive a copy of the ACCR once the home visit has taken place. Please include a copy of this assessment with your application.

To arrange for an ACCR, contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422, ask your GP for their assistance or apply online at http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/

Application Form

Please complete the Application for Residential Care form in your information pack. You can download this form at http://www.myagedcare.gov.au/ 

or

https://agedcare.health.gov.au/ageing-and-aged-care-for-providers-forms/application-for-respite-care-or-permanent-entry-to-aged-care-homes

Combined Income and Assets Assessment Form

The Combined Income and Assessment Form is also included in the information pack. You can download this form at https://www.humanservices.gov.au/individuals/forms/sa457

You will receive advice from Centrelink/DVA about your Means Tested care fee (if payable). Please forward us a copy of this advice to us.

Power of Attorney – FInancial and Medical

If you hold an Enduring Power of Attorney and/or a Medical Power of Attorney, please include these with your application.