Aged Care Navigators

The Australian Government has introduced a service to assist and guide older Australians and their families to make informed choices about their aged care needs and to get the best outcomes from the aged care system. In the Northern Territory, COTA NT is providing an information hub for the Greater Darwin area  and community hubs in Darwin and Alice Springs (both with potential reach into surrounding communities such as Batchelor, Katherine and Nhulunbuy). – Read more about the Aged Care Navigators Trial

Help to access aged care services

How we can help

Our friendly, professional and highly experienced Aged Care Navigators will help you and your community through:

Who can use these services?

Linking older Territorians with aged care supports

These services are for people who need information about aged care options, or help to access aged care supports. This means older people, their families, friends and others who want to link with aged care supports. The services are particularly aimed at helping people who:

Aged Care Navigators in the NT

Aged Care Navigators Janet Brown and Debbie Pepper pictured with COTA NT CEO Sue Shearer (centre)

You can contact the Aged Care Navigators directly to make an appointment for assistance:

Aged Care Navigator based in Darwin

Janet Brown 0466 544 552

Aged Care Navigator based in Alice Springs

Debbie Pepper 0423 828 558

Or call the friendly team at COTA NT’s head office on (08) 8941 1004. We are here to help you navigate and access the aged care system.

Aged Care System Navigator – National

To contact the Aged Care System Navigator National Coordinator: