Funding

 

My Aged Care header-logoIf you are over 65, you apply for government subsidies through My Aged Care .You can call or submit an online application to request an assessment by one of the My Aged Care team.  There are two types of assessments:

  • Apply for an assessment through My Aged Care

  • An ACAT assessor visits your home to determine the level of support you need

  • A home care package is approved (levels 1-4)

  • Client awaits funding allocation from My Aged Care (national wait list)

  • Once funding has been assigned by My Aged Care, the client can choose a service provider

    LIVE LIFE CARE CAN DELIVER YOUR HOME CARE PACKAGE

  • Apply for an assessment through My Aged Care

  • A RAS assessor visits your home to determine the level of support you need

  • The RAS assessor determines, often on-the-spot, the type of services that will be subsidised

  • RAS forwards referral to a funded organisation OR Client is given a referral code to contact a service provider such as Live Life Care

  • Live Life Care can deliver your service requests

    CLIENT CAN BEGIN RECEIVING SERVICES, OR IS PLACED ON A WAITING LIST FOR FUNDING AVAILABILITY

While awaiting your funding allocation, you may like to consider using Live Life Care’s
cost-for-care in-home and respite care services.

RAS ASSESSMENT

Commonwealth Home Support Program
“I have low-care needs and just need a little extra support in my home” This assessment identifies the type and frequency of subsidised in-home and respite care services you are entitled to through the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP).

 

ACAT ASSESSMENT

Commonwealth Home Care Packages
“I have high-care needs and need a co-ordinated approach
to my care” This assessment identifies whether you are suitable for a Commonwealth Home Care Package and which level of package best suits your needs. People with a Home Care Package are assigned a dedicated case manager to oversee and manage their care.

 

While you wait for funding to become available, you may like to consider using Live Life Care’s cost-for-care in-home and respite care services.