The Commonwealth Home Support Programme can help you stay confident and safe at home with our range of in-home support services.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme in Victoria

We are challenging and advocating for an integrated care approach for all Australians in the health, community and aged care sectors. Whether at home or facilities based, we work to provide access to quality in-home care.

While we don't currently provide Commonwealth Home Support Programme services in your area, we are committed to ensuring that people have access to the right information regarding their Commonwealth Home Support Program options where and when they need it.  

We have compiled a list of considerations that we believe are important for you when seeking care. We hope this helps you on your care journey and as we grow and expand, so will our ability to provide more choice for quality home-based care in your area.

What is the Commonwealth Home Support Programme?

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) provides you with basic, everyday support services in your own home to keep you living life the way you want to. It can include a range of services from help with simple tasks so you can remain social and active, to in-home nursing and allied health services to keep you strong and healthy. These services are designed to support your lifestyle and comfort to keep you healthy, happy and active.

What can be included?

Wellbeing services

Your wellbeing should be a key focus for your CHSP provider to help you look after yourself and your home, and feel happy and health.

Health care

A team of nurses and allied health professionals should work with you to manage your health and keep you living independently for longer.

Home assistance

Looking after your health and wellbeing extends beyond your physical needs. Your home is your haven and is an important part of your independence. Through home and garden assistance, your provider should help you stay on top of those jobs around your home.

Carer support

Caring for someone can be a full-time commitment - carers need support as well. Respite services offer carers a chance to take some time for themselves and recharge so that they can continue to offer their best care.

Who's eligible?

To be eligible for services through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, you will need to be:

  • 65 years of age and over, or 50 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • someone who needs assistance to complete everyday activities.

People who are homeless or in a low-income situation may also be eligible for CHSP if they are 50 years of age and over, or 45 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

How to apply

Speak to your healthcare professional

Speak to your GP or health care professional who can help answer your questions about your individual needs, and how you might benefit from the support that may be available to you. Alternatively, you can contact My Aged Care directly to arrange a Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessment. Our experienced health and care navigators are also here to assist you on 1300 761 577.

Undergo a home support assessment

A Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessor will work with you to assess your care needs. They’ll help you identify your strengths, the supports you need to stay independent and help you set goals.

Set up your services

Your RAS assessor will develop a personalised support plan for you that is tailored to your needs and goals. You’ll then be referred to an organisation to provide your services.

If your needs change

If your situation changes or you need to discuss your schedule of services, speak to your GP or health care professional to help make sure you get the help you need.

Get in touch

If you would like to know more talk to your local GP, contact My Aged Care to find out what is available in your area, or contact our experienced team who are here to help.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme in New South Wales

We are challenging and advocating for an integrated care approach for all Australians in the health, community and aged care sectors. Whether at home or facilities based, we work to provide access to quality in-home care.

While we don't currently provide Commonwealth Home Support Programme services in your area, we are committed to ensuring that people have access to the right information regarding their Commonwealth Home Support Program options where and when they need it.  

We have compiled a list of considerations that we believe are important for you when seeking care. We hope this helps you on your care journey and as we grow and expand, so will our ability to provide more choice for quality home-based care in your area.

What is the Commonwealth Home Support Programme?

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) provides you with basic, everyday support services in your own home to keep you living life the way you want to. It can include a range of services from help with simple tasks so you can remain social and active, to in-home nursing and allied health services to keep you strong and healthy. These services are designed to support your lifestyle and comfort to keep you healthy, happy and active.

What can be included?

Wellbeing services

Your wellbeing should be a key focus for your CHSP provider to help you look after yourself and your home, and feel happy and health.

Health care

A team of nurses and allied health professionals should work with you to manage your health and keep you living independently for longer.

Home assistance

Looking after your health and wellbeing extends beyond your physical needs. Your home is your haven and is an important part of your independence. Through home and garden assistance, your provider should help you stay on top of those jobs around your home.

Carer support

Caring for someone can be a full-time commitment - carers need support as well. Respite services offer carers a chance to take some time for themselves and recharge so that they can continue to offer their best care.

Who's eligible?

To be eligible for services through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, you will need to be:

  • 65 years of age and over, or 50 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • someone who needs assistance to complete everyday activities.

People who are homeless or in a low-income situation may also be eligible for CHSP if they are 50 years of age and over, or 45 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

How to apply

Speak to your healthcare professional

Speak to your GP or health care professional who can help answer your questions about your individual needs, and how you might benefit from the support that may be available to you. Alternatively, you can contact My Aged Care directly to arrange a Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessment. Our experienced health and care navigators are also here to assist you on 1300 761 577.

Undergo a home support assessment

A Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessor will work with you to assess your care needs. They’ll help you identify your strengths, the supports you need to stay independent and help you set goals.

Set up your services

Your RAS assessor will develop a personalised support plan for you that is tailored to your needs and goals. You’ll then be referred to an organisation to provide your services.

If your needs change

If your situation changes or you need to discuss your schedule of services, speak to your GP or health care professional to help make sure you get the help you need.

Get in touch

If you would like to know more talk to your local GP, contact My Aged Care to find out what is available in your area, or contact our experienced team who are here to help.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme in Queensland

We are challenging and advocating for an integrated care approach for all Australians in the health, community and aged care sectors. Whether at home or facilities based, we work to provide access to quality in-home care.

While we don't currently provide Commonwealth Home Support Programme services in your area, we are committed to ensuring that people have access to the right information regarding their Commonwealth Home Support Program options where and when they need it.  

We have compiled a list of considerations that we believe are important for you when seeking care. We hope this helps you on your care journey and as we grow and expand, so will our ability to provide more choice for quality home-based care in your area.

What is the Commonwealth Home Support Programme?

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) provides you with basic, everyday support services in your own home to keep you living life the way you want to. It can include a range of services from help with simple tasks so you can remain social and active, to in-home nursing and allied health services to keep you strong and healthy. These services are designed to support your lifestyle and comfort to keep you healthy, happy and active.

What can be included?

Wellbeing services

Your wellbeing should be a key focus for your CHSP provider to help you look after yourself and your home, and feel happy and health.

Health care

A team of nurses and allied health professionals should work with you to manage your health and keep you living independently for longer.

Home assistance

Looking after your health and wellbeing extends beyond your physical needs. Your home is your haven and is an important part of your independence. Through home and garden assistance, your provider should help you stay on top of those jobs around your home.

Carer support

Caring for someone can be a full-time commitment - carers need support as well. Respite services offer carers a chance to take some time for themselves and recharge so that they can continue to offer their best care.

Who's eligible?

To be eligible for services through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, you will need to be:

  • 65 years of age and over, or 50 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • someone who needs assistance to complete everyday activities.

People who are homeless or in a low-income situation may also be eligible for CHSP if they are 50 years of age and over, or 45 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.

How to apply

Speak to your healthcare professional

Speak to your GP or health care professional who can help answer your questions about your individual needs, and how you might benefit from the support that may be available to you. Alternatively, you can contact My Aged Care directly to arrange a Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessment. Our experienced health and care navigators are also here to assist you on 1300 761 577.

Undergo a home support assessment

A Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessor will work with you to assess your care needs. They’ll help you identify your strengths, the supports you need to stay independent and help you set goals.

Set up your services

Your RAS assessor will develop a personalised support plan for you that is tailored to your needs and goals. You’ll then be referred to an organisation to provide your services.

If your needs change

If your situation changes or you need to discuss your schedule of services, speak to your GP or health care professional to help make sure you get the help you need.

Get in touch

If you would like to know more talk to your local GP, contact My Aged Care to find out what is available in your area, or contact our experienced team who are here to help.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme in South Australia

We know how important remaining independent and safe in your own home is, especially as you get older or deal with health issues. The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) provides you with basic, everyday support services in your own home to keep you living life the way you want to. It can include a range of services from help with simple tasks so you can remain social and active, to in-home nursing and allied health services to keep you strong and healthy. These services are designed to support your lifestyle and comfort to keep you healthy, happy and active.

What can be included?

Wellbeing services

Your wellbeing is a key focus for us. We want you to feel happy and healthy, so know how important it is to look after yourself and your home.

Health care

We have decades of experience caring for Australians in their homes and communities. Our dedicated team of nurses and allied health professionals work with you to manage your health and keep you living independently for longer.

Home assistance

Looking after your health and wellbeing extends beyond your physical needs. Your home is your haven and we know it's an important part of your independence. Through our home and garden assistance, we can help you stay on top of those jobs around your home.

Carer support

Caring for someone can be a full-time commitment - carers need support as well. Our respite services offer carers a chance to take some time for themselves and recharge so that they can continue to offer their best care.

Who's eligible?

To be eligible for our services through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, you will need to be:

  • 65 years of age and over, or 50 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • a resident of metropolitan Adelaide
  • someone who needs assistance to complete everyday activities.

People who are homeless or in a low-income situation may also be eligible for CHSP if they are 50 years of age and over, or 45 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Please contact us for more information about these circumstances.

Get in touch with us

We are here to help, so your first step should be getting in touch. We will talk to you about your individual needs, and how you might benefit from the support that may be available to you. We can then help you seek an assessment from a Regional Assessment Service (RAS).

Undergo a home support assessment

A Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessor will work with you to assess your care needs. They’ll help you identify your strengths, the supports you need to stay independent and help you set goals.

Set up your services

Your RAS assessor will develop a personalised support plan for you that is tailored to your needs and goals. You’ll then be referred to an organisation to provide your services – you can request us as your provider if our services are available in your area. If you nominate us, we’ll contact you to set up your care.

If your needs change

If your situation changes or you need to discuss your schedule of services, our caring expert team are here to work with you to help make sure you get the help you need.


Get in touch

If you would like to know more talk to your local GP, contact My Aged Care to find out what is available in your area, or contact our experienced team who are here to help.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme in Western Australia

We know how important remaining independent and safe in your own home is, especially as you get older or deal with health issues. The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) provides you with basic, everyday support services in your own home to keep you living life the way you want to. It can include a range of services from help with simple tasks so you can remain social and active, to in-home nursing and allied health services to keep you strong and healthy. These services are designed to support your lifestyle and comfort to keep you healthy, happy and active.

What can be included?

Wellbeing services

Your wellbeing should be a key focus for your CHSP provider to help you look after yourself and your home, and feel happy and health.

Health care

A team of nurses and allied health professionals should work with you to manage your health and keep you living independently for longer.

Home assistance

Looking after your health and wellbeing extends beyond your physical needs. Your home is your haven and we know it's an important part of your independence. Through our home and garden assistance, we can help you stay on top of those jobs around your home.

Carer support

Caring for someone can be a full-time commitment - carers need support as well. Respite services offer carers a chance to take some time for themselves and recharge so that they can continue to offer their best care.

Who's eligible?

To be eligible for services through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, you will need to be:

  • 65 years of age and over, or 50 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people
  • a resident of Western Australia
  • someone who needs assistance to complete everyday activities.

People who are homeless or in a low-income situation may also be eligible for CHSP if they are 50 years of age and over, or 45 years of age and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people. Please contact us for more information about these circumstances. .

How to apply

Speak to your healthcare professional

We are here to help, so your first step should be getting in touch. We will talk to you about your individual needs, and how you might benefit from the support that may be available to you. We can then help you seek an assessment from a Regional Assessment Service (RAS).

Undergo a home support assessment

A Regional Assessment Service (RAS) assessor will work with you to assess your care needs. They’ll help you identify your strengths, the supports you need to stay independent and help you set goals.

Set up your services

Your RAS assessor will develop a personalised support plan for you that is tailored to your needs and goals. You’ll then be referred to an organisation to provide your services – you can request us as your provider if our services are available in your area. If you nominate us, we’ll contact you to set up your care.

If your needs change

If your situation changes or you need to discuss your schedule of services, speak to your GP or health care professional to help make sure you get the help you need.

Eligibility
An ACAT or RAS assessor will work with you to understand your eligibility for a Home Care Package.
Cost
There is no cost to receive an assessment, the level of subsidy will be determined after you have been assessed.
Referral

You can refer your services to us via My Aged Care, or contact us directly and our friendly team can help you every step of the way. Contact us today.