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How Can You Use Your Home Care Package Funds | CareAbout | Home Care Package

How can you use your Home Care Package funds

It’s a good idea to start with your ‘must haves’ or covering any services you may be receiving through the Council. You need to be realistic about what hours are available in your Package and what your goals are.
Waiting for Your Home Care Package – What If Your Needs Have Changed | CareAbout | Home Care Package

Waiting for your Home Care Package - what to do if your needs have changed

If things have changed for you while you’re waiting for your Home Care Package then here are three things that you need to know about.
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Continue being your own boss: the importance of living at home and maintaining your independence

We all want to continue to live the life we want and be free to make our own choices. The best place to do this…

Why you should ask for a High Priority Home Care Package

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 Level 3 & Level 4 Packages – now that’s something to celebrate!

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? 

Make the most of the little bit extra in your Home Care Package

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.  

$500 million in unspent funds – spend it before you lose it!

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.

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Home Care Packages: it’s one out and then one in!

It’s supply and demand. The simple fact is that 121,000 people are waiting in the National Queue for the right care Package. That’s the demand….

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Package wait times not good enough! What to do while you’re waiting

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…

Customer story: Fran and Ken | CareAbout | Home Care Package

Customer story: Fran and Ken

Understanding your Home Care needs With 6 children and many years of overseas travel, Ken and Fran fully embrace life. Ken’s diagnosis of Parkinson’s and…

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