In-Home Aged Care Services

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Our Comprehensive In-Home Aged Care Services

At 1st Care Community, we understand the importance of aging gracefully and comfortably in the familiar surroundings of your own home. That’s why we offer a range of tailored in-home aged care programs designed to support you or your loved ones in achieving the highest quality of life possible. In-home aged care services are available to individuals aged over 65 with health conditions who are Australian residents. Eligibility for the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) or a Home Care Package (HCP) is determined by an assessment team through My Aged Care.

Home Care Packages

Our Home Care Packages are one of the cornerstones of our in-home aged care services. These comprehensive programs are crafted to help individuals maintain their independence and enjoy a fulfilling life at home for as long as possible. Here’s how you can apply for a Home Care Package

 Contact My Aged Care

Begin your journey by reaching out to My Aged Care at 1800 200 422 (131 450 interpreter service available).

RAS Assessor Home Visit

Following your initial contact, a Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessor will conduct a home visit to assess your care needs.

CHSP Services Approval

If suitable, you may receive approval for services under the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP).

Contact Service Providers

Once approved, you can contact 1st Care Community as your service provider to commence the delivery of care and support services.

If the CHSP is unable to fully meet your needs, don’t worry. Our team can guide you through the process of obtaining further assistance:

Referral to ACAT Assessment Team

If necessary, your doctor or the RAS assessor may refer you to the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) for a more comprehensive assessment, which can result in Home Care Package approval or residential care approval.

At 1st Care Community, we are here to navigate these steps with you, ensuring that you receive the support and care that best suits your unique needs and preferences. Our commitment is to make the process as smooth as possible, allowing you or your loved one to enjoy the comfort and convenience of aging in place.

Explore our website to learn more about the wide range of services we offer, from personal care and home maintenance to companionship and social support. We look forward to assisting you in your journey toward a fulfilling and comfortable life at home.

About Aged Home Care

Frequently Asked Questions

In-home aged care services are designed to help seniors maintain their independence while receiving the support they need. These programs, funded by the Australian Government, assist the elderly in living independently for as long as possible. There are two main types of programs: the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home Care Packages (HCP).

Any Australian citizen or permanent resident aged 65 or older can apply for these services. Eligibility for the CHSP or a Home Care Package is determined by an assessment team through My Aged Care.

Contact us at 07 3341 0520 for free professional advice or to schedule a home visit consultation. Or Contact My aged care 1800200422 Directly yourself.

Eligibility is assessed on an individual basis.

Yes, regardless of whether you receive an age pension or are a self-funded retiree, as long as you are over 65, you are eligible for an assessment.

Yes, if your needs have changed, you can discuss this with My Aged Care (1800 200 422) or contact us for assistance with the application.

For CHSP services, there may be a small contribution depending on the service provider's charges. For HCP services, in most cases, there may be no cost. Contact us for more details.

We have been assisting the elderly in Brisbane and the Gold Coast since 2016, with excellent feedback from our recipients. Our rapid expansion is a testament to our commitment to quality care. You'll have a dedicated professional care coordinator to address your inquiries promptly, and our service charges are highly competitive, ensuring you get the most value from your HCP program.

Check Eligibility

Home Care Packages are open to seniors over 65 years of age, or over 50 years for Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islanders, who need:

  • Ongoing services
  • Multiple services, or one service at a high frequency
  • High level support

To start receiving Home Care Packages, you will need to register with My Aged Care, and you will be assessed by the government to determine your eligibility for services.

My Aged Care contact number is 1800 200 422.

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