HACC

$280M program that provides funding for basic maintenance, care and support services for older people and their carers.

 

HACC

 

 

Overview

The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program provides funding for basic maintenance, care and support services for older people and their carers, who live in the community and whose capacity for independent living is at risk, or who are at risk of premature or inappropriate admission to long term residential care.

 

Recipients

Some of the biggest recipients of this program are:

 

Background

As of 1 July 2012 the Australian Government through the Commonwealth HACC program, took on full funding and program responsibility for support services for people 65 years and over (Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people aged 50 years and over) that were previously delivered through the Home and Community Care (HACC) program in all states and territories, excluding Western Australia and Victoria.

 

Objectives

The objectives of the Commonwealth HACC program are to:

  • provide a comprehensive, coordinated and integrated range of basic maintenance, support and care services for frail older people and their carers;
  • support these people to be more independent at home and in the community, thereby enhancing their quality of life and/or preventing their admission to long term residential care; and
  • provide flexible, timely services that respond to the needs of these people.

Basic maintenance, support and care services can be described as those which contribute to a person’s well-being. The Commonwealth HACC program operates within a regional framework to respond to the needs of clients and help achieve equitable access to Commonwealth HACC services. The Program encourages flexible service delivery and local responsiveness to meet the needs of individuals and regions.

 

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Timing

There are no rounds open at present

 

More Information

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