Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)
The CHSP provides entry-level support for older people who need some help to stay at home. Service providers work with them to maintain their independence and keep them as well as possible. Find out what service providers need to know about this program.
My Aged Care
Visit the My Aged Care website to find information about how to access Australian Government–funded aged care services. You can apply for an assessment online and search for local aged care providers that meet your needs. You can also call Monday to Friday, 8 am to 8 pm, and Saturday, 10 am to 2 pm.
Commonwealth Home Support Programme Manual 2018–2020
The manual is for CHSP-funded service providers. It gives an overview of the CHSP, including the service types it funds and requirements for delivering those services.
What's new: The CHSP Program manual 2020–22 has been updated.
Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers now have until Friday 26 March to submit grandfathered client data into the My Aged Care provider portal.
REMINDER: CHSP grandfathered client additional migration – My Aged Care provider portal closes on 29 January 2021
The My Aged Care provider portal will close at 11:59pm AEDT Friday 29 January 2021.
Related initiatives and programs
We are trialling reablement care approaches among CHSP providers in selected regions. The trial will give us a better idea of how these approaches help senior Australians stay independent for longer. Find out how it affects CHSP providers.
The Australian Government subsidises organisations to provide home care services to eligible older people. As an approved provider of Home Care Packages, make sure you understand how funding works, the fees you can charge, and what your responsibilities are.
Residential aged care is for senior Australians who can no longer live independently at home. The Australian Government funds residential aged care to make it more affordable and accessible.