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Calamvale QLD 4116

Aged Care Programs

There is no place like home, at Sunny Care, we help you live independently and safely at home.

After you have reached the age of 65, you may be entitled to various government subsidised programs.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)

CHSP is an entry-level home support program that helps elderly to live independently in their homes and communities.

It focus on helping senior with their everyday tasks, doing it with them rather than doing it for them.

There are varieties of support program under CHSP, Sunny Care is specialised in the following categories:

  • Allied Health and Therapy Services (Occupational Therapy, Physio Therapy, Dietician, Remedial massage. etc)
  • Nursing (Contingency & Risk Assessment, Wound Care, Medication. etc)
  • Other Food Services (Food Preparation)
  • Social Support Group (Community group event)

Once you have been approved for the Commonwealth Home Support Program, My Age Care Team will send you a referral code, one code per approved category. With this code, Sunny Care can immediately organise services for you.

Commonwealth Home Care Packages (HCP)

There are 4 levels of Home Care Packages from Level 1 basic care need to Level 4 high care need, this support is designed for elderly with more complex care needs that go beyond what the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) can provide.

In other work, Under HCP, Sunny Care can do tasks for you.

The Home Care Package is an integration of the entry-level CHSP.

Within the package, care recipient can coordinate mix of services includes: help with household tasks, purchasing large equipment, minor home modification, personal care, clinical care and Allied health services.

Am I eligible for the Commonwealth Home Support Program or Packages?

A quick checklist:

  • Reach the age of 65

  • With Disability, Dementia, Deaf or Blind

  • Been diagnosed with a medical condition or reduced mobility

  • Lives alone, and require assistance in living tasks

  • Experienced a recent fall or hospital admission

Cost

  • Full Pensioners- No Cost
  • Part Pensioners- Very low Cost
  • $0  Exit Fee
  • No Additional Fee

How to Apply?

If you wish to book for a pre-assessment or speak to one of our team member, we are here to help!  

Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA)

Veterans who have served in the Australian Defence Force ( ADF) may be eligible for pensions or benefits from DVA.

Veterans or their dependant will receive a Veteran card from the department of Veteran’s Affair, Gold/ White/ Orange.

“If you hold either Gold or White Veteran card, you may be able to receive Community Nursing services at home.

Help with things like medication, wound care, hygiene, showering and dressing. If eligible, you do not need to pay.”

Sunny Care can provide community nursing and/or personal care Services in your home by Registered and Nurses and/or Personal Carers.

How to Apply?

You will need to get a referral letter to receive Community Nursing services from a:

  • General practitioner (GP)
  • Nurse practitioner specialising in Community Nursing
  • Treating doctor in hospital; or
  • Hospital discharge planner

Contact us to confirm that you are eligible for services if you hold a Veteran White Card

Cost

There is no cost to you, Sunny Care will invoice DVA directly.

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