Home care packages are government-funded subsidies that support older Australians by providing a subsidy towards home services, aimed at:
Helping you to remain living independently at home for as long as possible.
Providing you with choice and flexibility around how you receive your support.
What does it cover?
Home care packages cover a wide range of services tailored to the
type of support you require. From support in and around the home to
allied health services and support in the community, there is a
service to suit you.
There are four levels of home care packages, each designed to provide
you with the support you need now and the flexibility to change as your
The level of funding you receive is determined by an Aged Care
Assessment, which is completed through
My Aged Care, the Commonwealth
Government body responsible for all aged care services.
View four levels of home care packages
How do I apply for a home care package?
To assist you with understanding the process of applying for a
home care package, we have created a step-by-step guide.