Home Care Packages

Home Care Packages 

Home Care Packages (HCP) is a government funded program that provide long term support for older people who want to stay living at home. It provides more flexible on demand care as delivered per the government’s new consumer directed care approach (CDC). Under Consumer Directed Care (CDC) the consumer chooses the services they want, how and when they want them delivered and by a preferred service provider of their choice. Multicultural Care offers package services which are ideal for individuals who need culturally tailored support to promote their lifestyle and well being. The packages have the support and flexibility to mix services depending on each individuals needs and wishes.

What is a Home Care Package?

A Home Care Package enables you to personalise service to support you so that you can live a healthy, safe and independent life in the comfort of your own home and to stay connected in your own community. Home Care Packages are funded by the Australian Government and are available in four levels.

What services are available in my Home Care Package?

Your Home Care Package can be used for products and services that support your independence at home, your health and well being and your social connections in the community.

Services may include:

  • Personal Care: showering, personal grooming, assistance with dressing and mobility assistance
  • Domestic Assistance: household cleaning, laundry, shopping, ironing, meal preparation and making beds
  • Social Support: companionship, social activities
  • Transport 
  • House maintenance and modifications 
  • Aids & Equipment
  • Allied Health

What areas do we service?

Multicultural Care currently offers services across the following regions:

  • Inner West Sydney
  • South East Sydney
  • South West Sydney

Difference between Home Care Package (HCP) & Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)

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

Why Choose Multicultural Care?

When you choose Multicultural Care we will ensure you benefit from choice and flexibility.  Multicultural Care prides itself of tailoring services to meet the needs of clients, matching carers with clients based on language and cultural needs. 

  • Our priority is for the client to remain healthy and happy in their own home within their own community and ensure that language and culture is not a barrier.
  • When you choose us you will be assigned a case manager who will work with you to design a care plan and conduct regular assessments to make sure you are happy with the services.
  • Our qualified and dedicated bilingual support staff are matched will you based on cultural and language needs.
  • Over 90% of our staff speak another language, this includes our office staff. 
  • All our care workers are our employers and trained to ensure a high standard of care is provided.
  • We take the time to get to know you, your family and/carer

Am I eligible?

To find out if you are eligible you must contact My Aged Care who will organise an assessment through  the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT). Individuals who are eligible for a package receive specified funds/resources and together with the assistance of a dedicated care coordinator, they can select and purchase services to best meet their care needs or wishes.

If you require assistance with contacting My Aged Care or would like to speak with one of our care coordinators please contact us on 02 9718 6199.

Can I get a Home Care Package privately?

Any self-funded person needing coordinated support services can also purchase Home Care Packages privately. To find out more about private services we offer in your area contact us on 02 9718 6199.

 

How to access a Home Care Package (HCP)?

 

Regardless of the packages chosen, our services are always delivered in a caring, respectful, reliable and professional manner. To speak to someone about out services and how we can help you or your loved one contact us on 02 9718 6199 or email admin@mc.org.au 

 

Our Home care packages provide comprehensive and tailored support with services such as:

Home Care Packages

Home Care Packages enables you to personalise services to support you so that you can live a healthy, safe and independent life in the comfort of your own home and to stay connected in your own community. Multicultural Care provides Home Care Packages are funded by the Australian Government and are available in four levels.

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Domestic Care

Domestic Care Recommended and provided when daily home tasks become tedious and straining we can help with tasks such as: House cleaning; dusting, washing dishes,...
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Personal Care

Personal Care Provided in a safe, respectful, private and dignified way without compromising the individual’s comfort and personal hygiene.  We provide services to assist with...
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Transport

Transport Designed to assist in maintaining independence and autonomy to get around safely and conveniently. This service is very useful for people who are not...
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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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Top up services

Top up package options in home age and disability care services

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