Aged Care and Rehabilitation

Types of services

The types of services offered by the Aged Care and Rehabilitation Clinical Stream within the Local Health District include:

  • Inpatient hospital care at Bankstown, Fairfield, Braeside, Liverpool, Campbelltown/Camden and Bowral Hospitals. This might be in specialist aged care or rehabilitation wards or in one of the general wards
  • A wide range of outpatient clinics, including geriatric medicine, memory clinics, specialised rehabilitation clinics
  • Various home-based support and rehabilitation programs, including for people coming out of hospital and people who have not been in hospital
  • Respite services, including day centres and in-home respite
  • Assessment and referral services, including the Aged Care Assessment Teams and the Regional Assessment Units
  • Information and support services, such as the Dementia Advisory Services, specialist nurse advisors and information officers in some community teams 

Apart from these services conducted by the Local Health District, there are many other services available to older persons, persons with disability and carers. These may be run by community organisations, faith-based organisations or private businesses. These will include support through things like personal care, domestic cleaning, shopping and meal preparation, transport and social support. Information about the range of services available to support people in their homes can be found on the My Aged Care website, here.

There are also a number of aged care homes (nursing homes) in South Western Sydney. People may stay in these homes on a permanent basis or short-term for respite. There is full information about aged care homes on the My Aged Care website, here

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