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What is a Home Care Package?

A Home Care Package is a coordinated package of care and services to help you to live independently in your own home and community for as long as you can.

Home Care Packages are allocated by My Aged Care.  To access Home Care Package funding  you will be required to undergo a comprehensive assessment to determine the help that you need and the level of services that may be best for you.  

I have been allocated a Home Care Package, now what?

If you have been allocated a Home Care Package, you can choose MHA Care to provide you with all of the support that you need to coordinate the care and services that best meet your needs and goals.  

Call us on 03 5742 1111 and speak to one of our friendly Care Coordinators
We will come and visit you at home to discuss your individual needs 
We will work with you to notify My Aged Care to allocate your package to MHA Care
We will provide you with all of the support and care that you need

Can I transfer my package to MHA Care?

If you are unhappy with your current provider, we can assist you to have your Home Care Package transferred to MHA Care.

Call us on 03 5742 1111 and speak to one of our friendly Care Coordinators
We will come and visit you at home to discuss your individual needs 
We will work with you to notify your current provider and My Aged Care to transfer your package to MHA Care
We will provide you with all of the support and care that you need

Why choose MHA Care to manage your Home Care Package?

We are a local provider and operate on a not-for-profit basis.  MHA Care do not charge daily care fees, set up fees or exit fees.  

A flat fee is charged to cover the cost of Care Management and Package Management. 

You can also choose to have MHA Care provide the services under your Home Care Package, giving you a single point of contact for all of your care needs.

How much will I have available to spend on my care needs?

By keeping Homecare Package fees as low as possible, MHA Care ensures that you are able to maximise the funding available for services.

Package     Level 1 Level 2 Level 3 Level 4
Home Care Package Funding
Home Care Package Funding - Annual $8,750.00 $15,250.00 $33,500.00 $50,750.00
Home Care Package Funding - Per Fortnight $335.00 $590.00 $1,290.00 $1,960.00
Basic Daily Fee paid by you $0 $0 $0 $0
Home Care Management Fees                                                                                           
Fully Managed by Provider price per fortnight $ 46.50  $ 98.62 $187.27 $319.65
Fully Managed by Provider Approx. no. hours per fortnight 2 hrs 3 hrs 5 hrs 8 hrs
Self-managed by you price per fortnight $ 25.00 $ 50.00 $95.00 $150.00
Self-managed by you Approx. no. hours per fortnight 1 hr 2 hrs 3 hrs 4 hrs

For more information on how you can access a Home Care Package, contact MHA Care on 03 5742 1111 or My Aged Care on 1800 200 422.

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