Home Care Package
Waiting for your Home Care Package - what to do if your needs have changed
If your needs aren’t being met by your current level Home Care Package or you are still waiting for a Home Care Package you can request a higher level priority and go up in the waiting list. If you don’t ask for it you won’t get it. Here is the best way to go about getting the care and support you need.
10,000 new higher level Home Care Packages were scheduled to be released over January. That means 10,000 people getting between 30k and 50k per year of government but is it enough?
There’s a little bit extra in Home Care Packages thanks to indexing. So in this article, we will outline the new funding levels and point you in the direction of some other supplements you may be eligible for to keep you safely at home.
There is over $500 million sitting in unspent funds in Home Care Packages. This is government funding that’s been allocated to an individual but has not been used. In other words, it’s money that someone could use for their care or other services to remain at home but they’re choosing not to.
Waiting more than a year for a higher level Home Care Package is simply not good enough. The latest government report reveals that more than…