Home & Community Care(Closed Dec 2017) (HACC)

Home & Community Care(Closed Dec 2017) (HACC)

Organisation Address
Level 8, Riverside Centre North Tce Adelaide, SA 5000
Organisation Phone
08 8226 8800
Organisation Fax
08 8413 9002
Organisation Email
GPO Box 292, Adelaide SA 5001 Adelaide, SA 5000
Eligibility:
Based upon assessed need

Administered by Disability, Ageing and Carers through the Department for Families and Communities. The HACC program aims to: provide a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated range of basic maintenance and support services for frail older people, people with a disability and their carers support these people to be more independent at home and in the community, thereby enhancing their quality of life and preventing their premature or inappropriate admission to long term residential care provide flexible, timely services that respond to the needs of these people.

Information
Services
  • Services funded through the HACC Program include, but are not limited to
  • Allied Health Care
  • Nursing care - provided by a registered or enrolled nurse
  • Personal care - assistance with self-care tasks such as bathing, toileting, dressing, grooming and eating
  • Meals and other food services
  • Domestic assistance - cleaning, dishwashing, laundry, ironing, shopping, bill paying
  • Home maintenance - minor work such as changing light globes, repairing doors and windows, replacing tap washers, lawn mowing, rubbish removal
  • Home modification - including installation of rails, ramps, emergency alarms, minor renovations
  • Transport
  • Respite care - to give carers time away from their caring role
  • Counselling, support, information and advocacy
  • Veterans and war widows may be eligible for a similar range of support services from the Department of Veterans' Affairs Veterans' Home Care program
Last updated: 10/01/2018
Information provided by: Connecting Up (Seniors Information)
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