Residential care is provided to frail older people and people with a disability who cannot live independently at home and who have been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) as needing this care.
Service provided by residential care facilities including 24 hour supervision, meals, activities, social service.
The provision of room, board and personal care. Residential care falls between the nursing care delivered in skilled and intermediate care facilities and the assistance provided through social services. It can be broadly defined as the provision of 24-hour supervision of individuals who, because of old age or impairments, need assistance with the activities of daily living.