COVID-19 – changes to Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) flexibility provisions


COVID-19 – changes to CHSP flexibility provisions

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Publication date: 
4 June 2020
Last updated: 
7 June 2022
Publication type: 
Fact sheet
Intended audience: 
Health sector

This fact sheet includes:

  • Can CHSP providers move funds between CHSP Sub-Programmes?
  • Can CHSP providers move funds between Aged Care Planning Regions?
  • Can CHSP providers move funds to services they are not funded for?
  • Do the flexibility provisions apply to the CHSP - Emergency support for COVID-19 - adhoc and meals funding?
  • Which CHSP providers can purchase IT for social connection? What IT is covered?
  • How should CHSP providers report the outputs delivered under flexibility provisions?
  • Is there a transition period for CHSP providers using flexibility provisions?
  • Where can CHSP service providers find more information?