Extended Aged Care at Home Packages - EACH
Program Name: Extended Aged Care at Home EACH
Brief Description of Program:
Service types available under this program:
Funded By: Australian Government
Eligibility Criteria: A person is eligible to receive flexible care in the form of an EACH package if he or she has physical, social or psychological needs which can be appropriately met in the community.
Cost to Clients:
People on higher incomes may be asked to pay additional fees (limited to 50% of any income above the basic rate of single pension). However, no one will be denied a service they need, based on an inability to pay fees.
The maximum fee for community care packages changes each March and September, in line with changes to the pension.