Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)

Commonwealth Home Support Programme 

Formerly known as HACC or Home and Community Care, is designed to provide all older Australians with information and connections with appropriate entry-level home support services to assist with daily living. The aim of Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) is to help individuals stay independent and in their own homes and communities for as long as possible. 

What services does Multicultural Care offer as part of CHSP?
  • Domestic Assistance
  • Personal Care
  • Flexible respite
  • Centre Based Day Respite (Inner West & South West Sydney Only)
  • Transport ( Offer in South East Sydney Only)
  • Allied Health – Occupational Therapy (Inner West Sydney Only)
What areas do we service?

Our CHSP service are delivered

  • Inner West Sydney
  • South East Sydney
  • South West Sydney
Difference between Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) & Home Care Package (HCP)
Commonwealth Home Support Programme  Home Care Package
 Choose from set services – there is not a great deal of flexibility  A Case Manager helps you understand the system and will work out a Care Plan that  suits your individual needs and preferences.
 Only pay for the services you use  Once you have a package, it will stay in place long term
 Can dip in and out of the program as you need things  Your eligibility is assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT)
 Have you eligibility assess by the Regional Assessment Service (RAS)

How to access CHSP services


Examples of some of our services available under CHSP:

Domestic Assistance

When everyday routine tasks around the house become difficult,  our services can provide help with everyday tasks at home such as help with light house...
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Personal Care

A service that offers safe, sensitive, private and dignified personal care such as bathing, toileting, shaving, dressing & grooming.
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A service that assists people to go shopping and provides transport to get around and attend medical appointments. Currently this service is only provided in South...
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Respite Respite falls under the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and provides carers with the opportunity to have some much needed downtime. Multicultural Care offers...
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Allied Health Services

Allied health services coordinated as part of packages from accredited service providers such as physiotherapists, podiatrists, occupational therapists

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