care in your home

FAQ

No it isn’t. In fact, compared with the cost of residential aged care, home care is usually much more affordable. Almost all our clients are eligible for Commonwealth-funded community aged care programmes, such as Home Care Packages, Commonwealth Home Support programme (CHSP), DVA Community Nursing or Veterans’ Home Care. Most importantly, being cared for at home ensures a higher quality of life, and for most people, that is beyond price.

High-quality, flexible and reliable care at home provided by The Home Nursing Group is usually a more affordable option than residential or other institutional care. The chart below demonstrates that the annual costs of a typical nursing home (high care) can be as much as 35% more than home care.

The Australian Government subsidises CHSP. In addition, you will be asked to contribute towards the cost of your care. The amount of your contribution is determined by your financial status and is modest.

The Australian Government provides a daily subsidy per package to supply and coordinate care services. In addition, you will be asked to contribute towards the cost of your care. The amount of your contribution is determined by your financial status and is modest.

Other points to consider when comparing home care with the alternatives are that being cared for at home means receiving one on one care from a carer who will get to know you and your preferences. Staying at home also means keeping your own pets, your own schedule and living with your own treasured possessions in your own community. It means being able to potter in the garden, eat what you want and when you want and curl up in your favourite chair with a good book. Most importantly, being cared for at home ensures a higher quality of life, and for most people, that is beyond price.

You can find use the Fees Estimator here. Please contact our office for further information and an exact quote, which will depend on the nature of the services you require.

You can view our HACC Fees Policy here.

You can download our referral form here.


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