Relatives, friends and volunteers provide a major part of the assistance needed, while government, commercial and private non-profit sources provide additional support.
The Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services, Aged care services, support older Tasmanians either in residential aged care or in their own homes.
For regional statistics, see Aged care on this web site (under Regional Statistics - Tasmania).
The Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services, Disability services, support those with disabilities and their carers with services that include accommodation support, community support, community access and respite services.
For regional statistics see Disability support services on this web site (under Regional Statistics - Tasmania).