Home care packages are designed for:
Whilst there are no minimum age requirements to be eligible for the Home Care Package, the support is not intended for visitors to Australia or people requiring temporary or short-term care. You will need to undergo an assessment. Unlike the Commonwealth Home Support Program, this assessment is conducted by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) or the Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS) if you reside in Victoria.
ACAT (or ACAS) assess your eligibility and determine a specific level of care relevant to your needs. There are four designated levels of care that you may be categorised into: