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Home Care Package funds may be used for a variety of services or products as long as they align with the goals outlined in your care plan. All funding must be directed towards meeting your goals as they were designed to support you to live confidently, happily, and safely at home. To make it easier, here are the categories of products and services accessible through a Home Care Package.
1. Services to keep you well and independent
• Personal care
• Allied health and therapy services
• Meal preparation and diet
• Specialised support
2. Services to keep you safe at home
• Nursing assistance
• Home maintenance
• Minor home modifications
• Goods, equipment & assistive technology
3. Services to keep you connected to your community
• Social support
Please speak with your Care Manager for tailored advice and to discuss the suitability of purchasing products and services as part of your funding.
It is a requirement that all products and services purchased within a package must align with the care plan of the individual and comply with the Australian Government guidelines. Penalties apply for misuse of Government funds.