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HomeCare Options’ services are designed to assist aged people, persons with disability and individuals recovering from hospital admissions or other unique needs. Our services are offered to support our clients to maintain their independence and continue living at home or in the community. HomeCare Options specialises in the provision of culturally sensitive services and tailors client services to meet culturally sensitive individual needs and preferences. Following an initial assessment a personalised care or service plan is developed to reflect this.
If desired HomeCare Options can assist you to identify eligibility for funded options and help you to access the appropriate service.
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These packages are funded through the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA), and provide low-level care within the client’s home. To access a CACP an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) assessment and referral is required. Services available through these packages assist clients in managing daily activities to remain living at home. Service provision may include;
EACH packages are individually planned and tailored to help frail, aged, older Australians to remain living at home. They are funded by the Australian Government to provide for the complex care needs of older people. To access an EACH package an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) assessment and referral is necessary. Services available through these packages, assist clients in managing daily activities to remain living at home. Service provision is very flexible and service types may include;
Funded through the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA), EACH D packages are individually planned packages of care tailored to help frail older Australians who experience difficulties in their daily life because of behaviourial and psychological symptoms associated with dementia.
EACH D packages are very flexible and types of services that may be provided include;
EACH D packages can also offer approaches and strategies to meet specific needs of clients who experience behaviours which may impact on their daily quality of life.
The Australian Government has identified certain groups as Special Needs Groups under the various Government subsidised programs of care. The groups HomeCare Options is funded to support include;
ATSI and CaLD packages are funded through the Department of Health and Ageing (DoHA) and aim to be;
IFS services are funded through the Disability Services Commission (DSC). Access to these services is obtained through the Combined Application Process submission to DSC. Service types include a flexible range of care and social services tailored to meet the individual needs of persons with a disability and their family. A Service Coordinator is appointed to provide support options that offer full or shared management opportunities to assist each client and their family.
Funded through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), these services are provided to clients referred by a VHC Assessment Agency. Service types include;
Funded through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA), these services are provided to clients referred by a VHC Assessment Agency, GP or hospital discharge planner. Service types include;
The majority of services offered by HomeCare Options are funded or subsidised. Some clients choose to receive private services and these may include;