Level 3 Home Care Packages are designed for people who have intermediate care needs. We always work with you to tailor your Home Care Package services to help meet you goals. This means your Home Care Package is designed with you, for you.
Maria is 84 years young. She lives with her husband Peter, and their daughter Anna lives nearby. Anna visits once a week to help in the garden, and calls every afternoon to see how Maria and Peter are. Maria has some mobility issues arising from childhood polio, and glaucoma that has left her with a vision impairment. When we first met Maria, we sat with her and Peter to identify the goals Maria felt were most important to support her independence. She identified:
Maria decided that the services best-suited to support her are:
Maria's weekly care plan includes:
We've waived Maria's Basic Daily Fee, which means she's saving $10.32 every day as they have been experiencing some financial hardship. Her level 3 Home Care Package means the government contributes $90.62 per day towards her services.
Under her current care plan, Maria has some surplus funds. This means she will be able to book additional services when she needs them, like a 3 hour spring clean every few months, or save the funds and use them to buy a piece of assistive equipment like a new bed, or rails for the bathroom.
If Maria ever decides to change service providers, we won't charge her an Exit Fee. This is just one of the ways we support consumer choice.
To discover what a level 1 Home Care Package looks like, meet William.
To find out how a level 2 Home Care Package can support you, meet Clarissa.
To see what a level 4 Home Care Package can offer, meet John and Hannah.
If you've still got some questions about Home Care Packages, you might find the answer in our FAQs. If you don't find the information you need, please send us a message or give us a call on 1300 764 433.
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