COVID-19 – other support and programme initiatives for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) providers


COVID-19 – other support and programme initiatives for CHSP providers

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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:

  • What information is available to support CHSP providers?
  • Are there any resources available for CHSP providers experiencing workforce shortages?
  • Are there resources to help CHSP meals providers increase meals production and distribution?
  • Are CHSP providers eligible for the COVID-19 workforce retention bonus?
  • How can I access personal protective equipment (PPE) for my workforce?
  • What if I have concern about my client’s mental health during the pandemic?
  • Can CHSP providers use client funds to purchase personal or home monitoring devices?