What the service offers
AnglicareSA has a range of services to support older people to continue living independently in their own homes for longer. Home Care Services can be tailored to your needs and can include assistance with cleaning, laundry, shopping, personal care, meal preparation, social support, transport and respite care. Interpreters can be arranged at no cost. Home Care Services are flexible and can be altered as your needs change.
Who can access the service
- People aged 65 and older.
- Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples aged 50 and older.
- Younger people in exceptional circumstances.
Steps on how to access the service
Home and Community Care (HACC) – basic in-home support. No formal assessment is required. AnglicareSA accepts referrals from ‘Access to Home’, professionals, advocates and individuals. Hourly fees apply.
Home and Community Care (HACC) Northern Collaborative – Basic in-home support. No formal assessment is required. AnglicareSA accepts referrals from professionals, advocates and individuals. Hourly fees apply.
Home and Community Care (HACC) Supported Residential Facilities (SRF) Over 65s Assessment, Case Management and Brokerage. For people over 65 and living in Supported Residential Facilities. This program includes health and lifestyle support and linking to other community services. There are no fees applied to the service.
Home Care Packages Level 1-4 (this includes packages formally referred to as Community Aged Care Packages or CACP and Extended Aged Care at Home Packages, or EACH) – Aged care packages aim to support people who wish to remain living at home, including Registered Nurse support if required. Eligibility is assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT), phone 1800 200 422. This service is provided via a Consumer Directed Care (CDC) model of Service Delivery where the consumer has the control to make choices about the types of care accessed, and the delivery of those services.
The Federal Government’s My Aged Care website or call centre 1800 200 422 has more information about the aged care system and services.