They say ‘home is where the heart is’, that’s why, as you age the last thing you want to do is be forced to leave as your mobility declines. Recently, thousands of seniors have opted to age in place; a form of independent care that lets you stay at home for longer.
The Australian government can provide funding to help suit your current and ongoing needs, but it can be a bit confusing if you're new to government funding. There are a few options depending on your age and your circumstances.
The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety released preliminary findings into the Australian aged system stating that: “The neglect that we have found in this Royal Commission, to date, is far from the best that can be done. Rather, it is a sad and shocking system that diminishes Australia as a nation.”