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Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Manual

CHSP Manual – changes between version 6 and 7

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Publication date: 
January 2018
Last updated: 
25 January 2022
Publication type: 
Intended audience: 
Health sector

This manual is for service providers who work with the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP). 

It has 2 parts:

Part A — The program

This covers:

  • overview of the program
  • supporting independence
  • sub-programs — eligibility and services
  • access and interactions
  • client contribution framework

Part B — Administration

This covers service provider and departmental responsibilities.

Appendices cover:

  • useful resources
  • policies and guidelines
  • contacts
  • police certificate guidelines
  • glossary