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Appointing an Aged Care Representative

This may be a good time for you to consider becoming a Representative for your loved one/Elder. (optional Step 3 in our eBook) 

For transparency, discuss this step in advance with your siblings/family members.
You’ll need your own Medicare card number to enter online during the ACAT Application.


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To make someone your representative, you will need to give your consent.
For those who are unable to give their consent, their nominated representative will need to provide some documents to show proof of their appointment. Find out more in the links below.

Who can be my representative?
What can a representative do?
Are there different types of representatives?
How do I appoint a representative?
Can I add or change representatives?