Latest CHSP News
News on CHSP matters including changes to the program, policies, funding announcements or related updates.
Commonwealth Home Support Programme funding arrangements have now been extended until 30 June 2020.
The Minister for Aged Care, the Hon Ken Wyatt, announced $50 million per year in growth funding over 2 years would be offered to existing Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) service providers from 2018-19.
Western Australian HACC services for older people will transition to the Commonwealth from 1 July 2018, with WA continuing to fund HACC services for people aged under 65 years, or under 50 years for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.
The department is conducting a national review of wellness and reablement approaches within the home care sector.
In 2015, the department released a Client Contribution Framework and National Guide to the CHSP Client Contribution Framework. These documents are available for providers to refer to when setting and implementing a client contribution policy within their organisation.