Home care programs
There’s no place like home – but if it’s becoming difficult to manage by yourself there are home care support services available to help.
We can help you understand the different services and programs that are available to help you continue to live at home as you get older.
Depending on your personal circumstances, you may be eligible for government-subsidised home care.
There are two types of home care programs that are subsidised by the Australian Government. Both are designed to help you to live independently at home and meet your changing needs as you get older:
It is sometimes offered as a short-term bundle of care.
These personalised packages of care are assigned as one of four package types – level 1, 2, 3 or 4 – depending on the complexity of your support needs.
A Home Care Package gives you choice, control and flexibility in the way care is provided.
To receive government-subsidised home care, you will start by Getting an assessment.
You can also check the Costs & contributions associated with each program.
We offer all of our home care services on a private, fee-paying basis. There’s no waiting list and no need for an assessment which means you can get the care you need right away.
Find out more at Private services.
How we can help
You can call us at any time for free advice on how to navigate the aged care system.
(08) 9242 0119 or 1300 761 577 for country callers
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