Home Care Packages

What is a Home Care Package?

A Home Care Package is funding from the Commonwealth Government to assist with services and supports to keep you living at home independently.

To apply for a Home Care Package, visit the My Aged Care website and fill in an online application form, or alternatively call them on 1800 200 422. An assessor will contact you to determine your needs and eligibility. If deemed eligible you will be placed in a waitlist for a Home Care Package.

Once you receive confirmation of your Home Care Package being assigned you will need to contact a service provider to assist with managing your Package.

There are four levels of funding available ranging from Level 1 – Basic Care to Level 4 – High Care.

Level 1 – Basic Care Level 2 – Low Care Level 3 – Intermediate Care Level 4 – High Care
Approx. $9,000 per year Approx. $15,750 per year Approx. $34,250 per year Approx. $52,000 per year

Central Gippsland Health is an approved Home Care Package Provider and works with consumers within the Wellington Shire to develop a Care Plan for the services required to reflect your needs. It’s all about your choices.

We have a small team of case managers who will work with you and get to know you so we can provide services that are tailored to your needs.

What can be included in my Home Care Package?

Things that are covered by your Home Care Package include (but are not limited to):

  • Personal services such as shower assistance and medication prompts;
  • Nursing;
  • Allied Health Services including physiotherapy, occupational therapy and podiatry
  • Continence management;
  • Mobility and Dexterity aids such as walking sticks, wheelie walkers and mechanical lifting equipment;
  • Transport;
  • Domestic Assistance;
  • Gardening;
  • In-home respite;
  • Care Management

 

For further information, please contact one of our Home Care Package Care Co-Ordinators:

Rebecca Hinsley

Telephone: (03) 5147 0114

Email: rebecca.hinsley@cghs.com.au

 

Caitlin Weston

Telephone: (03) 5147 0102

Email: caitlin.weston@cghs.com.au

Click the link to download our Home Care Packages – Fee Schedule.

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