Home Care

What are Home Care Packages?

Home Care Packages provide assistance for people who need help to stay safe and well at home. We offer flexible in-home care that takes into account, lifestyle, cultural background and religious beliefs.

Each client’s needs differ and can change over time, our services are designed to accommodate these changes.

Unsure of the type of care you may be eligible for?

Download the My Aged Care Brochure ‘Find the help you need with My Aged Care’

Who Can Get A Home Care Package?

People who have been asessed for a Home Care Package Level 1 – 4, by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT).

How can I get assessed?

How Can I Get A Home Care Package?

Once approved by ACAT, contact RADCARE to check on package availability. If RADCARE is able to offer you a package, one of our Consumer Advisers will visit you to discuss further.

Package Levels

Packages are individually tailored to meet the identified goals and care needs of our clients in a flexible and responsive way, taking into account the personal goals, choices and decisions of clients on a package. A wide range of services are available to choose from.

From July 2015 all packages will be delivered on a ‘Consumer Directed’ basis.

What services can I get?

General support Services

Personal Assistance

Help to stay healthy

How Much Will A Home Care Package Cost?

Home Care Package s are subsidised by the Dept of Human Services. The subsidy amount is dependent on an income assessment from the Dept of Human Services. The Federal Government recommends a contribution amount also be made towards care, which can be negotiable and no more than 17 ½ % of the Basic Aged Pension.

If you are not in receipt of a means tested support payment ie Pension, you will need to complete and lodge an Income Assessment Form. More information on the income tested care fee can be accessed on the My Aged Care website.

How Much Will A Home Care Package Cost?

My Aged Care

Department of Human Services Income Assessment Form

Commonwealth Carer Respite

Queensland Aged and Disability Advocacy

Aged Care Complaints Scheme

Elder Abuse Support Services

Council on the Aging (COTA)

Queensland AIDS Council

Carers Queensland

Aged care Complaints Scheme