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Government funded care

How government funded care works for you

Get in touch about government funded care

Our team is always happy to answer any questions you have.

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The right type government funded care for you

Absolute Care & Health is a registered provider of Home Care Packages and a range of personal support services under the NDIS. In most cases, Home Care Package are for elderly people and the NDIS covers people with disability.

If you're not sure which option is right for you, you can contact us for advice.

Home Care Package

Home care packages are designed to help people, usually elderly people, who need some support to continue living independently at home.

There are some other details you need to be aware of, including funding levels, availability, and the contributions which may apply.

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NDIS

The NDIS can provide funding for people with any type of disability, including intellectual, physical, and mental health conditions.

The amount of funding you receive and the types of services you can get will depend on your circumstances.

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If you are not eligible for a Home Care Package or NDIS, there are other types of government care funding, such as the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, which you may be eligible for.

How it works

Whether you're applying for a Home Care Package or NDIS funding, you will need to have your eligibility assessed by the relevant service.

Once you've been approved, we personalise your care services around your preferences and lifestyle goals

  • To receive a Home Care Package, you need to apply through the government's My Aged Care websiteand they will organise a care assessment to determine what kind of funding you can receive.
  • To receive NDIS funding, you need to contact the NDIS and ask for an Access Request Form. Once you complete and return the form, they will assess your eligibility.
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Find out more about government funded aged care

For more information about how it all works, download our information pack. It has everything new clients and families need to know about government funded aged care.

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Get in touch about in-home care costs

If you have any questions about government funded care, our team is always happy to help. Get in touch with us and we'll get back to you soon.