Home Care Package Level 3-4

What is a Home Care Package Level 3-4?

It is a package that supports the older person at home who would otherwise need to live in a nursing home.

It is planned and coordinated package of care specifically designed to help the person remain living in their own home.

It is funded by the Australian Government to provide for the complex needs of older people. Packages have the flexibility to meet changing needs as they occur, up to the limit of funding.

Referrals for this service can come from the individual, a family member , an acquaintance or the Doctor.

How will the service help?

  • The option for people to remain at home with support
  • Support for the person to maintain control over their life
  • Support for career/s of the older person who wishes to remain at home.

What does it cost?

The fee structure is set by the Commonwealth Government . Further information is obtainable from Department of Social Services at www.dss.gov.au (opens in a new window)