A basic level of entry into Home Care Packages that's designed to support you with your basic care needs. Domestic assistance and simple manual tasks may be required.
Support to help you with your low level care needs. You are still independent in areas such as personal care, but need a bit more support each week, including shopping and social support.
An intermediate level of care. You are likely to have been assessed as requiring support in personal care, meal preparation and medication planning.
You have been assessed as requiring personal care support typically from five to seven times per week, and up to twice daily. You may also require transport or domestic assistance.
Do I need help at home?
My Aged Care
to be assessed for a Home Care Package.
You will be assessed by the ACAT and put in a national queue
for a Home Care Package.
When you receive your letter from My Aged Care, speak with your chosen Home Care Provider.
Choose your Aged Care Provider and sign your Home Care Agreement.
The Australian Government's Home Care Packages Program helps you live independently in your own home throughout Sydney. The program provides a subsidy towards a package of care, services and case management to meet your personal needs.
Although Home Care Packages are subsidised by the Australian Government, depending on your financial capacity, you may be required to contribute towards the cost of your care.