Support for adults with chronic conditions
If you experience limitations resulting from a chronic condition or have a life limiting illness and wish to receive end of life care at home, support is available.
Government-subsidised support may be available if you:
- live in metropolitan Adelaide
- are over 18 years old and under 65 years old (or under 50 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander persons)
- face significant functional limitations caused by your health
- are not eligible for other programs such as the National Disability Insurance Scheme.
We will work with you to develop a care plan to meet your individual needs and goals. The following services can be accessed through the program.
Allied health and therapy services
Allied Health and Therapy services can be accessed individually or as an integrated team to restore, improve or maintain your safety, independence and wellbeing.
Learn more about allied health and therapy services.
These short-term, home based services, aim to improve and strengthen your confidence to move around, connect with your community and assist you to relearn activities that help you regain your mobility and independence.
This can be any combination of the services listed here, which aim to support you to remain living at home.
Respite and carer support
Our staff can provide support to you, whilst your carer has some time out to do other things of their choice.
Learn more about respite services.
We can help you with daily self-care tasks such as showering and dressing to support you at home.
Learn more about personal care.
We can also help with cleaning and other household tasks. We can also help with situations of squalor and hoarding.
Learn more about domestic assistance.
Support is available to assist you with your shopping or support you to attend other community activities.
Learn more about social support.
Equipment and home modifications
We can assist you to access equipment and home modifications through the Department of Human Services, Equipment Program, delivered through the Domiciliary Equipment Service.
Equipment can include items such as a shower chair or walking frame to help you be active and manage daily tasks.
Home modifications might include a grab rail or a ramp to improve access and safety in your home.
How do I access this program?
For more details on this program, please call our Contact Centre on 1300 295 673.
You can also email us at firstname.lastname@example.org.