A government funded home care package provides care and services to allow you to live independently at home for as long as possible.
There are 4 levels of care packages available to you depending on the type of care you need. The level that you require will be decided upon by an assessor who will discuss your needs with you.
The government subsidy for each aged care package level is below,
* The maximum government contribution increases each year. The individual amount that will be paid will depend on whether you are asked to pay an income-tested care fee.
The funds from these packages can be used for:
Personal Care such as toileting, showering, mobility, meal prep and dressing.
Transport and personal assistance such as help with shopping, going to appointments and attending social activities.
The myagedcare website provides a comprehensive list of services that can be utilised and further information on packages in general.