Understanding Aged Care

Leaving the family home and transferring into aged care is a major life change for individuals, partners and families. For many people this is a time of financial confusion, coming to terms with a number of new and uncertain demands and commitments.

Given the number of options, it often requires a specialist with experience in this area who is used to taking all of the potential risk areas into account. That’s where Carolyn Tomlinson, as an Accredited Aged Care Professional™, is able to give specialist advice based on financially sound decisions to make your journey as pain free as possible.

Common questions include:

– How do I decide which care option to use?

– Will I have enough money to pay aged care fees?

– Will I lose the aged pension once I go into aged care?

– What happens when I die?

– What should I do with the family home?

Your seven steps towards aged care

– Planning

– Assessing options

– Searching for services

– Understanding costs

– Covering the costs

– Estate planning

– Moving

Seeking out a specialist financial advisor will ensure you make the right decisions at the right time.

Financial advice from an Accredited Aged Care Professional

Carolyn Tomlinson is an Accredited Aged Care Professional™ who’ll work with you to confidently make well informed choices. She will take the time to genuinely understand your needs and deliver professional advice that ensures you maximise your Centrelink entitlements and minimise costs. Carolyn will also liaise with other professionals such as accountants and solicitors to help solve the all important question of what to do with the family home.

The tailored professional advice  you’ll receive ensures that as you or your loved one transition to aged care, some of the stress is taken away for you and your family.