Home Care Package
MAC - My Aged Care
Government department responsible for the approval of funding for Home Care Packages
ITF – Income Tested Fee.
This is a fee that based on your yearly income and assets deemed as income.
Basic Daily Fee
Fee paid by every person receiving a Home Care Package (determined by the government)
A ‘provider’ is endorsed by the government to manage your Home Care Package.
This is an allocation of money that the government gives your provider to supply the home care services you would like.
This is the amount of money the government will attribute toward you care. Level range from 1 – 4. They are:
Support for people with basic care needs
Support for people with low level care needs
Support for people with intermediate care needs
Support for people with high level care needs
ACAT/ACAS (only VIC)
Aged Care Assessment Team
Commonwealth Home Support Program. This is interim low level funding for the gap between receiving a Home Care Package (HCP)
Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres. This is an assessment team who can grant up to $1500 in emergency funding
Regional Assessment Service. This is an assessment team who can grant interim low level funding of a Commonwealth Home Support Package (CHSP) for the gap between receiving a Home Care Package (HCP)
Aged Care Assessment Team. This is an assessment team who can grant Home Care Packages (HCP)
My Aged Care
The government body that decides if you are eligible for a Home Care Packages.
Calvary Privacy Act