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Rest homes & retirement villages: make an informed choice

If you or a family member is thinking about going into a rest home or hospital care, you may be eligible for government funding if you meet certain criteria.

However not everyone who wants to enter a rest home or have hospital care will be funded by the government.

There are also other things to take into consideration when choosing a care provider. Read this important information about gathering information and making an informed choice.

Page last updated: 27 November 2018

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