Useful Aged Care Contacts
The Aged Care Complaints Commissioner provides a free service for anyone to raise their concerns about the quality of care or services being delivered to people receiving aged care services subsidised by the Australian Government.
The Aged Rights Advocacy Service is commonly known as ARAS and offers a free, statewide and confidential advocacy service. It is an independent, rights based organisation that aims to promote and protect the rights and wellbeing of older people, through the provision of information, education, support and representation.
HCSCC sets a range of minimum standards for unregistered health practitioners and assists service users, carers and service providers – this includes government, private and non-government health and community services – to try and resolve complaints.