Home Support Program

Carer Support’s Home Support Program is for people aged over 65 (or 50 years and over if Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background) who need a small amount of assistance with daily tasks in order to continue to live independently at home.

We can also provide funding for centre based day care sessions, including support from a care worker to help you use the day care centre services if you need, providing taxi vouchers, or accompanying you to your destination.

Eligibility

If you can answer YES to the following statements then you should be eligible for our services:

  • I live in the South or East Metro areas of Adelaide, South Australia
  • I am over 65 (or over 50 if of Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander background)
  • I am currently living with ill-health and/or physical limitations
  • I do not live in a nursing home.

Our Fees

Centre Based Day Care $11.00 /session
Cleaning, Home Maintenance, Safety Monitoring $11.00 /hour
Shopping, Banking or Social Support $11.00 /hour
Transport – Personal $3.00 /trip

What are the next steps?

If you would like to be referred to Carer Support’s Home Support Program, call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422.

For more information, please call our Home Support Program Coordinator on (08) 8206 0777.