Help with navigating Aged Care services

Seniors Celebrations in the Armidale Regional Council area for 2021 

Armidale Seniors’ Local Achievement Awards and Luncheon (PDF 674.4KB) – Thursday 15 April 2021 at Armidale City Bowling Club. There will be morning tea, lunch, entertainment & the awards presentation, for a cost of $15 per person.  RSVP: 6772 7087 by 8 April 2021 – numbers are restricted due to Covid-safe requirements. 

Armidale Seniors’ Local Achievement Awards Nomination Forms.  These awards are part of the NSW Government’s Seniors Festival and are a great way of recognising the work and energy seniors put into our communities.
We all know of someone worthy of a nomination – let’s try and make an effort to acknowledge these fine people.  You can also nominate organisations.  Completed nomination forms (PDF 462.3KB) should be returned directly to Adam Marshall’s office.

September 2021
Seniors’ September 2021 - The 2021 Seniors Working Group has begun to plan for a September full of seniors’ activities to bring maximum enjoyment of each one to our region.  Of course our activities will all be in keeping with Covid restrictions.  Keep a look out for what’s happening during Seniors’ Month later this year.  If you have an idea for an activity or would like to include your group in an exhibition, please contact Natasha Little on 6772 7087 or Jane Davies on 6770 3838.  More program details will be released over the coming months. 

Are you over 65 years old and needing extra support to stay in your home?

Finding it difficult to find out what kind of help is available?

Jane Davies is situated in the front office of Kent House Community Centre and can offer information and a referral service for aged care support assistance.

Call her on 6770 3838 or email to make a time to discuss your needs and options.

Kolora Aged Care Facility Guyra

The Kolora Aged Care facility in Guyra is now leased to McLean Care Ltd of Inverell. All enquiries should be referred to them via their website or by contacting them on 1300 791 660

Helpful Links

The Seniors Enquiry Line is a state-wide information and referral service for access to information on topics of interest to seniors. Please phone 1300 135 500 or visit the Seniors Enquiry Line website.

The My Aged Care website has been established by the Australian Government to help you navigate the aged care system. It is part of the Australian Government’s changes to the aged care system which have been designed to give people more choice, more control and easier access to a full range of aged care services.