Last month the Morrison Government announced an extra $496.3m to be spent on 10,000 home-care packages.
The funding is to go specifically to Home Care package Levels 3 and 4. This apples to Intermediate and High-level care needs.
- Home Care Package Level 3 – Intermediate care needs – $33,000 per year*
This is for seniors who need more support to stay living at home and could include visits from a nurse for care worker
- Home Care Package Level 4 – High-level care needs – $50,250 per year*
This is for seniors who require complex or high level nursing care including domestic and medical or nursing support
Services can also include domestic help with things like cleaning, help with personal needs such as grooming, dressing, help with meals, shopping and transport.
To discuss how you may or a loved might be able to benefit from funding towards the care required whilst living at home, please contact us on 08 8265 5696 or get started below.