Home Care Packages enable elderly people to remain at home for longer while still receiving the necessary care services. However, they can be difficult to understand and navigate. There are four home care package levels:
Level 1 - $8,750 each year
Level 2 - $15,250 each year
Level 3 - $33,500 each year
Level 4 - $50,750 each year
Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people wish to remain at home with their families and communities in their later years. The Government subsidised services that are available through the home care packages make it possible for elderly people to receive affordable essential services without going into an aged care home. This means that they can remain living independently for longer, aligning with the desire to stay with their families and communities in later life...