The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) assists elderly Australians with small levels of support at their home. If you require various ongoing assistance to live independently, a Home Care Package will allow a provider to coordinate your care to meet your needs. In most cases, you cannot receive both a Home Care Package and Commonwealth Health Support Programme services at the same time.

Read our article on the difference between home care packages and the Commonwealth Home Support Programme for more information on eligibility, funding, and available services.