Home care packages are a government funded option for care and coordinated support at home for older people across Australia. Packages are categorised by the level of care and services required. They should be flexible and centred around the needs and wants of the older person.
Home care package costs and contributions are complex, and statements can be confusing. Join our panel of experts to navigate these complexities and learn how you can make the most of your home care.
This webinar covers:
accessing a home care package
making the most of your home care package
answers to the most common concerns and queries relating to home care package costs
raising issues with providers
how to self manage your home care package.
The panel hosted by Caroline Baum includes:
Kate Thomson – Financial Advocate, Advocare (Western Australia member)
Heidri Brook – Senior Practitioner, Financial Advocate , Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia (Queensland member)
Lesley Forster – Member, Older Persons Advocacy Network’s National Older Persons Reference Group
Jane Floyd – a Home Care Specialist with Aged & Community Care Providers Association
The webinar will be followed by a live Q&A. You can submit questions in advance, during registration.