Prestige Inhome Care specialises in providing dedicated Registered Nurses and professional carers committed to helping people stay in their own home and live as happily and normally as they can. We strive to provide the highest possible standard of care: professional, reliable and all with a friendly smile.
From February 2017 more consumer choice has been introduced into the Home Care Package program. You are now able to direct your Home Care Package to the provider of your choice, spending as you choose, on support and services you want.
Did you know that you may be eligible for up to $50,000 each year from the government to fund home care services?
At Prestige Inhome Care, we’re so confident you’ll be happy with our services that we DON’T charge an exit fee.
Follow these 5 simple steps to set up your home care package:
- Give Prestige Inhome Care a call on 1300 10 30 10 and we’ll guide you through the process.
- If you are seeking Government funded support for in-home care, you need to book an Aged Care Assessment. Go to www.myagedcare.gov.au/referral, and follow the prompts, or call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422.
- You will next receive a letter from My Aged Care which states what Home Care Package you are eligible for and your priority level. This letter confirms you are now on the government managed national waiting list.
- What’s next – you will receive a second letter indicating when your Home Care Package is 90 days away. Once you receive this letter it’s best to complete the Aged Care Fees Income Assessment form.
- Once approved for a Government Home Care Package, talk with a Prestige Inhome Care Case Manager and let us work with you to develop a plan that best suits your needs.
Do you already have a package? Swiching to prestige is easy!
Call us 1300 10 30 10
What’s the cost?
How much will the government provide me for my care?
Depending on the assessed need for the individual, the levels of Government funding available are as follows:
- Level 1 = $8,761 p/year
- Level 2 = $15,415 p/year
- Level 3 = $33,564 p/year
- Level 4 = $50,851 p/year
Government funding is paid as a subsidy to the provider you choose. As such there are particular requirements about how it can be spent. The Commonwealth Government may request you pay a daily contribution towards your care.
• The Aged Care Assessment Team determines your eligibility for a home Care Package
• Rates above are accurate at July 2019
Once you’ve established your Home Care Package funding, choose Prestige Inhome Care. Our service is second-to-none, and as your service provider we passionately believe you should be able to spend your Government funding on your care and services, not in service provider fees.
After her Aged Care Assessment, Mrs Smith qualified for a Level 3 package. Choosing Prestige Inhome Care to provide her services, Mrs Smith pays a 8% package management fee, 12% care management fee and no daily care fee. This leaves her with $28,194 p.a. to spend on direct care, (approximately 10 hours per week). With other providers she may only be left with $16,650 to spend on direct care (approximately 5.9 hours per week) the rest being absorbed by the service provider as fees.
Services available through your Home Care Package include:
- Personal care
- Domestic assistance
- Home & garden maintenance
- Case management
Time tip: Complete your income tested fee assessment when you book your ACAS
Prestige Inhome Care has earned an outstanding reputation over many years of delivering the very best private care and nursing available!
What is the process?
- After a telephone discussion about your needs and current situation, we organise a convenient time for an in-home consultation with you and your family members.
- One of our experienced team members will meet you to answer any questions, conduct a care needs assessment, explain how we can assist, construct a tailored care plan and quotation.
- To ensure our clients receive the best quality care, your service needs are forwarded to our Service Coordinator team. One of our Care Coordinators will call you to discuss if, how or when you wish Prestige Inhome Care to deliver the care.
Prestige Inhome Care take the time to understand participants’ needs for government funded care so we can create home care packages suited to their needs.
Simply call 1300 10 30 10 to have your Home Care Packages questions answered and organise a FREE, no obligation in-home consultation.