My Aged Care
My Aged Care is the main entry point into the aged care system in Australia. My Aged Care is a one-stop-shop for aged services and info in Australia. It is the main entry point for anyone 65 years and over or 50 years for aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people, to access services.
How do I make a referral?
To access a Carrington Health aged care service, you will now need to go through My Aged Care.
Call My Aged Care and tell them you want Carrington Health as your preferred provider. They will then arrange an assessment for you.
My Aged Care
- Call 1800 200 422 and tell them you wish to arrange a referral for Carrington Health.
What if I have trouble arranging a referral, who do I contact?
If you have an issue arranging a referral through My Aged Care, simply contact one of our friendly Health Access team members for assistance on 9890 2220.
Why choose Carrington Health
Carrington Health has been a trusted provider of services to the community for over 30 years.
Each year, we care for more than 10,000 people at every age and stage of life. Our compassionate team genuinely care about providing you with the best possible support that is personalised to your specific needs. We offer a wide range of services to families, individuals and older people. We also support people with more complex needs who may need a little extra care.
We believe finding the right services should be easy. We’ll help you understand your options and which care is right for you, and most importantly ensure can keep doing the things that are important to you.
This support may include:
- Dentists to care for the older people’s teeth and oral health
- Podiatrists to look after older people’s feet
- Occupational Therapists to help older people take part in the activities of everyday life
- Physiotherapists to assist older people to move and stay active
- Speech Pathologists to help older people communicate or have difficulties eating and swallowing
- Psychologists and counsellors to provide emotional and practical support, counselling and advice
- Diabetes Specialists to help older people manage their condition
- Dietitians to promote nutrition and help manage diet related health concerns
We also offer group activities to help older people remain as active, connected and as independent as possible.
- Diabetes support and education groups
- Exercise and gym programs
- Men’s Shed support group
- Falls prevention and Heart Health programs
- Free needle and exchange service
- Dementia support programs
Our services are for everyone
As well as offering Commonwealth Home Support Program Allied Health & Therapy services we also offer private and other publicly funded health care which enables us to support more people in the community. Older people, their families and/or their carers can access high quality, holistic and innovative health services in the one place to support them to live healthier, happier lives. Our fees are structured on a sliding scale and designed to support varying incomes. Interpreters are available free of charge upon request.