WEBINAR: Navigating the Aged Care System Webinar 3

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This is about Step 1.3 on the My Aged Care Journey - "Financial and Legal Preparedness".

Navigating aged care can be tricky. People are often unaware of how to begin their journey when entering aged care, and finding information on how to change/update services is not always easy.

As part of the Aged Care System Navigator trials, OPAN is hosting a series of webinars to give a practical introduction on how to enter aged care, including how to contact My Aged Care, arrange an assessment and choose services appropriate to your living situation.

This chapter of the webinar series will discuss "Financial and Legal Preparedness". Joining Maree on the panel will be Seniors Rights Service solicitor Melissa Chaperlin. Together they will explore areas such as:

  • The importance of having your financial and legal affairs in order
  • What is a Power of Attorney?
  • What is the difference between a Power of Attorney and an Enduring Power of Attorney?
  • Wills
  • Preparing for a financial assessment
  • Who can help?

This webinar will run from 12pm - 12:30pm AEST. The panellists will be taking questions from the online audience throughout.

**The webinar can be accessed here: https://vimeo.com/347000604


Who is OPAN?

OPAN is a national network of services funded by the Australian Government’s National Aged Care Advocacy Program (NACAP) to deliver independent information, education and advocacy in support of older people and their representatives to address issues related to Commonwealth funded aged care services. In addition, OPAN Members deliver elder abuse prevention and advocacy support under an agreed national framework. OPAN consists of nine Members who provide frontline advocacy services, one from each state and territory and two in the Northern Territory.


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Please check that the link works prior to the webinar. Vimeo, the platform being used for the webinar, may be considered a social media site and therefore may be blocked by your organisation's firewall. If you are unable to access the link please speak with your IT provider and request Vimeo be temporarily enabled.

For further information regarding the Aged Care System Navigators trials, visit https://opan.com.au/navigate/.

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Please contact enquiries@opan.com.au with any questions.

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