Home Care Packages are the largest form of government subsidised Home Care nationally. There are also subsidies available under certain categories which can be received in addition to a Home Care Package. We cover it all here.
In this section you will learn:
- What Home Care Packages are
- Supplements available in Home Care Packages
- Detailed description to each of the 6 supplements
- What criteria needed for each supplement
- How to apply for a supplement
What are Home Care Packages?
Home care is aimed at maintaining a person’s quality of life in their home by supporting them with their physical needs...
What Home Care Package Supplements are there?
Home Care Supplements are available in 6 different areas. These may be used in addition to a Home Care Package.
Is there a supplement in Home Care for Dementia and Cognition
People with moderate to severe levels of cognitive impairment associated with dementia or other conditions may be...
Is there A Home Care Supplement for Veterans?
The veterans’ supplement provides extra funds for veterans with a mental health condition which the Department of...
Is there a supplement in Home Care for Oxygen Supplement?
The oxygen supplement is paid if there is a specified medical need for the continuous administration of oxygen.
Is there a supplement in Home Care for Enteral Feeding?
Enteral feeding is a method of providing nutrients, including water, through a tube placed in the nose, the stomach, or...
Is there a supplement in Home Care for Viability?
The viability supplement is payable to providers in rural and remote areas in recognition of higher costs of doing...
Is there a supplement in Home Care for Hardship?
The hardship supplement is for home care recipients in genuine financial hardship and who do not have income to pay the...