Resources

Helpful websites and resources for older Frankston City residents and their carers.  

Federal Government

Website Description 
My Aged Care Access to government funded Aged Care information, resources and services
Centrelink Learn about payments and services for people retiring, accessing aged care or caring for older Australians
Carer Gateway A free service offering emotional, practical and financial support for carers
National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) Support for people with a permanent disability that doesn’t allow them to take part in everyday activities
Department of Health Find health-related support and services funded by the Australian Government
Department of Veterans' Affairs

Health care and support services for veterans and eligible dependants  

State Government

Website Description 
Better Health Channel Health and medical information for consumers, quality assured by the Victorian State Government 
Companion Card  Allows a disabled person’s carer free entry into participating venues and events
Peninsula Health services Find health care services, information, hospitals and facilities near Frankston and the Mornington Peninsula
Seniors Information An online community filled with useful information for older people in Victoria. Apply for a free Seniors Card
Senior's Rights Victoria Information, support, advice & education to help prevent elder abuse
Victorian Government health information Information from the Victorian Department of Health to help Victorians stay healthy and safe 
Department of Families, Fairness and Housing State government department for child protection, housing, disability, the prevention of family violence, multicultural affairs, LGBTIQ+ equality, veterans, women and youth

Other

Website Description 
Dementia Australia Support and advocacy for Australians living with dementia and their families 
Community Support Frankston Support and free services for people who live, or work in the Frankston region
Council on the Ageing (COTA) Not-for-profit organisation representing the interests and rights of people aged 50+ in Victoria
Older Persons Advocacy Network  Get help to understand and exercise your rights, access aged care services and solve aged care problems
Disability Information Information about disability cards, permits and facilities in Frankston City
DPS Publishing Aged Care Guide  Find residential aged care accommodation and aged care packages information 
Infoxchange Service Seeker  Australia’s most extensive online health services directory 
Frankston City Council Events Find local events in Frankston City and surrounding areas