What our Home Care Services provide
Need a touch more help around your home? Don’t worry, care is closer than you think. Our highly trained staff will tailor care services to your needs, helping you maintain your health, wellness and lifestyle at home for longer.
Have you heard of a Home Care Package?
Helpful Resources and LinksWhy Choose Catholic Healthcare? All you need to know about Home Care Services Home Care Services - How To Get Started Understanding Fees, Caps and Government Subsidies for Home Care Commonwealth Home Support Programme Brochure Home Care Services - Popular Services Brochure Social Wellness and Respite Centres
We're with you every step of the way
Step 1: Call us on 1800 225 474
Once we get to know you and understand what’s important to you, we’ll provide everything you need to know and more.
Step 2: Apply for Government Subsidy
Register at myagedcare.gov.au (or call us on 1800 225 474 and we can help you with this).
*Please note: This process can take some time. If you require services urgently or have had a health incident, please contact us for alternative options.
Step 3: Design you care plan
We’ll guide you through it all. Once you’re approved for either Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) or a Home Care Package (HCP), our team will work with you to create a Care Plan that matches your lifestyle, interests and needs.
Step 4: Receive services
Once you are happy with your Care Plan and have signed your Services Agreement, we will book your services at times that suit you.
Home Care Frequently Asked Questions
1. What is Home Care?
We understand there’s no place like home. That’s why we offer a wide range of in-home aged care services so you or your loved one can remain living independently at home. From making daily tasks easier with transport to the shops, cooking or cleaning to improving health and wellness, clinical services and more, we’re here to help you maintain your lifestyle at home for longer.
Home Care Services (also commonly referred to as in-home care) can be Government subsidised under either the Commonwealth Home Specific Programme (CHSP) for basic level care, or Home Care Packages (HCP) for multiple or more complex requirements.
2. What will it cost?
The cost of aged care is different for every individual and is determined by the Australian Government based on your financial situation -please see their handy fee estimator calculator at https://www.myagedcare.gov.au/how-much-will-i-pay.
3. What types of Government subsidies are available?
To understand what government subsidies are available and how these work, please click here to read Home Care: Fees, Caps & Government Subsidies.
4. What’s the difference between CHSP and HCP?
For more information, please click here.
5. Who will provide my care
There are many approaches we take to ensure the right Care Worker is matched to you depending on your needs and preferences. We employ Care Workers based on their qualifications, skills, experience and alignment with our company’s mission and values. We also have case management expertise and ongoing reviews of your care needs by our experienced Care Advisors to ensure your maintaining your health, independence and lifestyle at home for longer.
Acknowledgement of Country
Catholic Healthcare acknowledges the Traditional Owners and Custodians of the lands on which we work and provide our services. We support the Uluru Statement from the Heart to achieve justice, recognition and respect for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander People.