Support Funding Program

Precision Care supports people with complex care needs and /or disabilities to live independently in their own homes.

We uses a consumer-directed care approach to make sure the support suits a person’s needs and goals.

The support is provided through a coordinated mix of services that can include:

If you want to find out more, send us a message via our contact page, or call us.

Why the program is important

We know that most people want to stay at home for as long as possible as they get older. To support this, the program subsidises:

Who provides the services?

Approved providers work with care recipients to plan, organise and deliver Home Care Packages.

Find out what you need to do before you can provide home care services.

Who is eligible?

The program supports older people and people with diasabilities with more complex needs to stay at home. They must:

If eligible, we will tell the person the level of Home Care Package they have been approved for.

How the program works

Assigning packages

We assign Home Care Packages to people — not providers. This means a person can choose a provider in their area that best meets their needs. It also means the person can take their package with them if they want to change providers.

National priority system

We prioritise people we have approved for a package in our national priority system, based on:

There is a lot of demand for Home Care Packages. A person may need to wait for a while before we have a package available to assign to them.

A person can choose to be assigned an interim package while they wait for a package at their approved level. This means they can start receiving some services at a lower level sooner. We will:

Home Care Package funding

The total amount of funding in a Home Care Package budget is made up of: