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Commonwealth Home Support Programme

The Commonwealth Health Support Programme (CHSP) can assist you to stay living in your own home for longer

Tailored support services for short term or medium term use

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme can support you when you just need a small amount of assistance in and around the home. You can choose from a small set of services to meet your needs.
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What services are available with the CHSP?

Our tailored services will support your independence at home and in your community.


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How to get started

Get the trusted support you need. Our friendly team can guide you through your funding application, arrange services for you, and answer any questions you have.

Funding types

Find out what government funding might be available to you. You could be eligible for subsidised services or a Home Care Package.

Check your eligibility

Talk to an expert

Get in touch to see how we can help you apply for funding through My Aged Care. We’ll give you the support you need throughout your application and assessment.

Ask us how we can help

Receive ongoing personalised support

We’ll work with you to define your needs and goals, so you choose the right services to support you to live independently in your own home for longer.

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Home Care Services available in your area: 

Enter your suburb or postcode to find which Home Care services are available in your area. To find out more about the availability of specific services, please phone 1300 160 170

Other funding options available

If the Commonwealth Home Support Programme is not the right option for you, explore the other funding types which may better suit your needs.

Home Care Packages

A wide range of tailored services to support you to remain living in your own home for longer.

  • Reassurance. Once you have a package, it stays in place for the long term
  • Four levels of funding based on your needs
  • Funds that are dedicated to your needs each year, putting you in control
Find out more

Private funding

Pay as you go for the services you need.

  • Choose from our full range of services
  • Pay per individual booking
  • A great solution whilst waiting for government funding or if you don’t yet qualify for funding support
Find out more

Already have the Commonwealth Home Support Program?

Switch to Australian Unity today to get the support you need from one of Australia’s oldest and most trusted
service providers.

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The Australian Unity difference

  • We've spent more than 175 years supporting Australians
  • Government approved - Use your Home Care Package 
  • Ongoing support - We're with you for the journey 
  • Flexible and personal care tailored to you
  • Wide range of services to meet your needs and goals
  • We’ll be there for you if your needs change
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