Home Care Packages Program resources

A list of resources – including guides, fact sheets and other publications – for home care providers.

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Understanding Home Care Packages

This fact sheet helps older people and their families and carers to understand the Home Care Packages Program.

Home Care Packages Program Assurance Plan 2023–25

The Home Care Packages Program Assurance Plan 2023–25 protects the integrity of the Home Care Packages (HCP) Program funding through evidence-based assurance of the HCP Program’s design, delivery and administration.

Schedule of Fees and Charges for Residential and Home Care

This schedule applies to residential and home care recipients who first entered care on or after 1 July 2014. It also applies to those who entered care before this date and have chosen to be covered by the 1 July 2014 arrangements.

Letter to Home Care Package recipients about wage subsidy increase

The department is sending a letter to all Home Care Package recipients to let them know that their package will increase by 11.9% from 1 July 2023 to cover the cost of the Fair Work Commission’s 15% award wage increase and other increases in prices.

Home Care Packages pricing update

This fact sheet describes the price capping changes to the Home Care Packages Program that start on 1 January 2023.

Home Care Packages Program Pricing Update – FAQs

The Department of Health and Aged Care hosted a webinar for Home Care Package providers to outline the pricing changes commencing 1 January 2023. Here are the answers to the Frequently Asked Questions from that session.
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