As you get older, everyday tasks can become more difficult. Even though you need help, you may still want to live at home. Asking for help doesn’t mean losing your independence or moving out of home.
The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) helps senior Australians access entry-level support services to live independently and safely at home.
Swan Hill District Health is funded to provide the following services:
Eligibility for this program is based on your support needs and age. To be eligible for the program you must:
A face-to-face assessment will determine eligibility and ensure that the right services are made available to those that need them.
A referral from My Aged Care must be generated to access services through this funding stream.
My Aged Care is a National Aged Care System, designed to be sustainable into the future and give all Australians more control and easier, equitable access to aged care services.
You or your family can register with My Aged Care before receiving health & community services by:
Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP)
Phone 1800 200 422 (Freecall)