Your life. Your home.

Health Care Australia are please to announce their Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) has commenced in Western Sydney and Southern Metropolitan Melbourne.

The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) is an ‘entry level’ program for people to assist them to remain living at home longer. CHSP differs from Home Care Packages by being either being just some short term help or only basic ongoing assistance with only one or two services.

The services in western Sydney are for personal care support and respite, with the services in Southern Metropolitan Melbourne being allied health, including physiotherapy, podiatry, occupational therapy and dietetics.

Similar to Home Care Packages, clients are asked to contribute towards their CHSP services. The current rates are:


  • Personal Care – $12.00 per hour
  • Respite – $14.00 per hour
  • Allied Health – $22.00 per hour



  • Personal Care – $20.00 per hour
  • Respite – $22.00 per hour
  • Allied Health – $22.00 per hour


You may be eligible for CHSP funding if you are experiencing trouble with:

  • Everyday activities like personal care
  • Need help to remain living in your home

And are

  • Aged 65 years or older
  • Aged 50 years or older and identify as an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander person
  • Aged 50 years or older (45 years or older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people) and on a low income, homeless or at risk of being homeless.

Healthcare Australia is here to listen to your current needs and what services would be most appropriate in your circumstances. Please call 1300 422 111 (option 2) to discuss further.

To access these services please call My Aged Care (1800 200 422) to discuss your eligibility to the program.



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  • Understanding your options

    With recent legislative changes in aged care, applying for packages and finding the right services can feel like a minefield. At HCA Home, our supportive team will take you through each and every step - simplifying the process - and enabling you to make the right choices

  • Flexibility

    Need to reschedule your appointment? No problem: you can self-roster. Simply talk to your support worker directly to check on their availability. Or just call our 1300 number.

  • Availability

    For your peace of mind, we offer round-the-clock, 24/7 phone assistance to help you with any emergencies.

  • Genuine value

    We know that we offer really great value services, so we’re very transparent about our fees.

  • A wide reach

    If you move, we’ll move with you. Whether you’re making a tree change or a sea change, we have services in most states, metropolitan and regional cities.

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