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Dowerin Home Care

The aim of the program is to help older people live as independently as possible. The program is for people aged 65 years and over. The program also includes support services for prematurely aged people on a low income who are 50 years or over and are homeless or at risk of homelessness. Depending on individuals needs, they may be eligible to receive:
Transport to appointments and activities
Domestic Help
Personal Care
Home Maintenance
Home Modifications
Aids and Equipment
Meals, food preparation, nutrition advice, cooking skills
Nursing
Allied Health
Social support
Respite
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State and National Older Adult's Support Services Services

Legal Aid WA – Senior Rights and Advocacy Service

The Senior Rights and Advocacy Service is a specialist legal advice and assistance service, as a division of Legal Aid WA.
Services offered include: 
• Legal advice and assistance in areas such as elder abuse, planning for the future, guardianship and administration, and issues involving grandchildren 
• representation in certain guardianship and administration matter with State Administrative Tribunal 
• Mediation and dispute resolution
• information and community legal education 
• Referrals to community and government agencies
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Advocare

 Advocare’s purpose is to support and protect the rights of older people in Western Australia.All of their services are free, confidential. They can assist you by providing:
  • Advocacy and support – walking alongside you every step of the way
  • Information – providing free information about your rights and access to aged care services
  • Education – raising awareness and understanding of the rights of older community members, the assistance and support available, and how to access aged care services
  • The WA Elder Abuse Helpline – if you are at risk of, or experiencing elder abuse, contact our free and confidential helpline on 1300 724 679.
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My Aged Care

My Aged Care is a Government service and acts as the starting point to access Government-funded aged care services. The phoneline and website can help older Australians, their families and carers gain the help and support they need.
Services offered include:
• Information an available aged care services 
• Eligibility assessments 
• Referrals 
• information on costs of care
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