What is a Home Care Package?

April 19, 2020

A Home Care Package provides government-funded services that will help you to remain at home for as long as possible, as well as providing choice and flexibility in the way that your care and support are provided. Home Care Packages offer a higher level of support if you have more complex needs.

The Australian Government Subsidy

The Australian Government pays a different subsidy amount for each level of Home Care Package:

Home Care Package level Approximate yearly government contribution
Level 1 $8,900
Level 2 $15,700
Level 3 $34,000
Level 4 $51,600

*The government contribution increases each year. These figures are rounded from 2020, referenced from My Aged Care.

There are also a number of other government home care options available. These include short term support following a hospital stay, lower-level support through a Commonwealth Home Support Programme or help designed to reverse or slow the difficulties you are having with everyday tasks.


Government support packages in more detail

There are a number of government-funded packages available, based on your individual needs and allocated funding by the government and if applicable, how you want to pay for your service provider.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)

Entry-level support for help with daily tasks.

Learn more

Transitional Aged Care Program (TRANSPAC)

Transition care helps you recover after a hospital stay.

Learn more

Short Term Restorative Care (STRC)

Designed to help you reverse or slow any difficulties.

Learn more

Department of Veteran Affairs and Veteran’s Home Care Program

There are two types of funding for veterans and family.

Learn more

Private funded care

For over 20 years myHomecare’s pioneering businesses have been offering their clients a simple way to access the full range of in-home services under a private funding arrangement. Learn more about private funded care

 


Find out more about accessing home care

We will guide you through everything you need to know about accessing and maximising a government-funded home care package. Best of all, our help is absolutely free. Call us today on 1300 20 90 20.

Share On:

Related News

Karl's Referral Success Story.

Karl’s Referral Success Story

This referral story is about Karl Hoffmann, a man of many talents, including the realms of artistry, dog training, culinary skills, and a knack for mastering various trades. But what truly sets Karl apart is his extraordinary resilience in the face of adversity. Despite losing his leg to diabetes, he continues to inspire others through…

How to leave a Google Review.

Have you heard about Google Reviews? They are a great way of sharing your experience so other people find it easier to navigate different businesses and work out if they will be the right fit for them.Wondering how to leave a  Google Review? However it can be a bit confusing to leave a Google Review…
Arthritis

3 Tips To Manage Arthritis As You Age.

Arthritis is a condition that sadly affects many. For older people, the condition can be more prevalent. It is painful, uncomfortable, and can even be debilitating without effective management. The good news is, there are plenty of resources available to ensure you continue to still live a fulfilled life even if struggling from arthritis. It…

Autumn 2022 Newsletter

As summer has now drawn to a close, it is hard to believe that Autumn is with us and we’re already in March of 2022 with Easter fast approaching.  This month’s Newsletter includes information about our Autumn Packs, which are a great way to get you and your home ready for the autumn season this…

Christmas 2021 Newsletter

In this festive edition, you can find information on 3 ways to get extra support this summer, 5 tips to stay cool this summer, A delicious Christmas Day recipe the family will rave about, and much more! For Central Coast Readers: CLICK HERE TO DOWNLOAD OUR CHRISTMAS NEWSLETTER  For Hunter Valley and Newcastle Readers: CLICK HERE…

Essential Services Update for Greater Sydney

Essential Services for Greater Sydney Home care for the ageing population of Australia is an essential service In Greater Sydney, our staff will always carry proof of their address to comply with the direction of our state government Our carers and clients will wear masks for all client services, including indoors Update to myHomecare Services…

Still thinking?

Want some more information about Home Care while you’re researching? Tell us about your situation, and we will cater the best information to you. Simply fill out the form below and we will send you everything you need to know about Home Care.

As Featured In
1300 203 903