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Home Care Packages

Home Care Packages

Established over 50 years ago, Baptistcare are one of the leading Home Care Package Providers in WA.

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Home Care Packages

Established over 50 years ago, Baptistcare are one of the leading Home Care Package Providers in WA.

Home Care Packages in the Perth Area

Our Home Care Packages provide a way in which elderly people can receive help at home to maintain their independence, whilst keeping them safe and connected to their community.

At Baptistcare we understand that everyone’s care needs vary, which is why we sit down with you to gain a better understanding of your unique set of needs. From here, we will custom-tailor the best home care package to suit your requirements.

Whether it be for personal care, meals and shopping, house cleaning, gardening, or other home care services, Baptistcare WA are here to help.

Am I eligible for Home Care Package?

To access a home care package, you need to be assessed and approved as eligible for home care services by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) and then offered a home care package by a home care provider such as Baptistcare.

Am I eligible for Home Care?

To access a home care package, you need to be assessed and approved as eligible for home care services by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) and then offered a home care package by a home care provider such as Baptistcare.

Types of Home Care Packages Available

There is no one type fits all when it comes to elderly Home Care Packages. There are four different levels to choose from, depending on the care and support you require.

At Baptistcare, our friendly team can assist you to identify your specific needs and talk you through the various options available. From there, we will design a personalised Home Care Package, designed to help you live a happy and healthy life.

For those who require a basic level Home Care Package. This level includes support for everyday activities such as personal care, meal preparation, transport and so on.

For the elderly who require a low-level of support, including the services available in level 1, plus some nursing care.

This is our intermediate Home Care Package option, which includes nursing care, medication management and support due to loss of memory or behavior, all in addition to the services in level 1 and 2.

At Baptistcare, our friendly team can assist you to identify your specific needs and talk you through the various options available. From there, we will design a personalised Home Care Package, designed to help you live a happy and healthy life.

How to apply for a Home Care Package in Perth?

Whether you are applying for yourself or a loved one, it can be quite a daunting process when trying to understand what information is required. For this reason we have put together an easy to follow 4-step guide on how to apply for a Home Care Package.

How to apply for a Home Care Package in Perth?

Whether you are applying for yourself or a loved one, it can be quite a daunting process when trying to understand what information is required. For this reason we have put together an easy to follow 4-step guide on how to apply for a Home Care Package.

Cost of Home Care Packages in WA

If you are eligible for a Home Care Package, the Government will provide support by subsidsing the cost of your care. This ensures you can receive the help you need at an affordable price.

There will be a basic daily fee payable and/or a means tested fee if your income is over a certain amount. For more information of the cost of Home Care Packages view our fees and funding.

Do you have to pay for a home care package?

The Australian Government pays for the bulk of aged care in Australia. However, to receive help at home through the government’s home care packages you may need to contribute towards one or both of the following:

  • A basic daily fee, which is a percentage of your aged pension
  • A means-tested fee, payable if your income is over a certain amount

Once you’ve had an ACAT assessment, this will be sent to Centrelink, which will determine how much you will need to pay.

What is the maximum income tested fee for home care package?

The maximum amount of income-tested care fees for home care you can be asked to pay is:

  • $15.12 per day or $5,506.48 per year for people with income below $52,686.40 (Single person income rate)
  • $30.25 per day or $11,012.99 per year for people with income above $52,686.40 (Single person income rate).
What is the difference between CHSP and HCP?

The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) provides entry-level support for older people who are still able to manage living at home, but could do with some extra assistance. Services are prescribed by a Regional Assessment Service (RAS).

Home Care Packages (HCP) provide higher levels of support for older people who have more complex needs. Recipients are able to select what services they want to use their funding on.

What is CHSP funding?

What is CHSP funding?

Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) is a Government funded program that supports older people who are still managing well at home, but would like some extra assistance. Many people use CHSP when they need low-level support.

What can home care package funds be used for?

You can use home care package funds to pay for a range of support that will help you to remain independent and well at home and in your community. This could include nursing care, jobs around the home, meals, personal care and social support depending on your level of funding. You’re not limited to a prescribed menu of services and your provider should work with you to design a personalised Home Care Package to meet your needs.

There is a lot to consider when deciding on the best Home Care Package for you or your loved ones.

To assist you in making your decision we have created a Dymystifying Home Care Guide which will provide you with all the information you and your family need to know, including how to access a Home Care Package.

There is a lot to consider when deciding on the best Home Care Package for you or your loved ones.

To assist you in making your decision we have created a Dymystifying Home Care Guide which will provide you with all the information you and your family need to know, including how to access a Home Care Package.

Request an enquiry pack to receive more information about our home care packages.