Home Care Packages Programme

The Home Care Packages Programme provides older people who want to stay at home with access to a range of ongoing personal services, support services and clinical care that help them with their day-to-day activities. The programme is part of the Australian Government’s continuum of care for older people in Australia, providing services between the Commonwealth Home Support Programme and residential aged care.

About the Home Care Packages Programme

Find out about the types of services that may be subsidised by the Australian Government through the Home Care Packages Programme.

Legislated rights and responsibilities of providers and consumers

Read more about the legislated responsibilities of providers and consumers which are contained in the Aged Care Act 1997.

Home care packages - reform

The home care packages have undergone changes as part of the Australian Government’s broader aged care reform agenda. Find out more about the reform activity.

Operational guidance for the Home Care Packages Programme

Practical guidance for providers on the delivery and management of the Home Care Packages Programme.

Home Care Packages Programme resources

Providers and clients can access information resources for older persons who wish to receive care in their home.


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