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Coronavirus (COVID-19) – Accessing aged care services

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Publication date: 
7 September 2020
Last updated: 
8 September 2020
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
General public

This information sheet includes: 

  • Can I still access aged care services?
  • What support is available for carers?

  • What if I need urgent assistance that my current carer cannot provide?

  • I have a Home Care Package – what does this mean for me?

  • What happens if Ive spent all the money in my Home Care Package this month?

  • What if I want to stop receiving my Home Care Package services?

  • I receive care through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme – what does this mean for me?