In-Home Frail Aged Care Services (CHSP)
The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) funds ECHO Empowering Services to provide Home Maintenance, Social Support, Domestic Assistance and Transport to frail aged clients living at home.
To access CHSP Aged Care services, you must first be registered with My Aged Care. You can register online at www.myagedcare.gov.au or call 1800 200 422.
Following registration with My Aged Care you will be assessed, either over the phone or face-to-face. This is your opportunity to talk with the assessor about your needs.
In-Home and Aged Care Services
Do you have trouble doing those domestic chores like vacuuming and mopping, clothes and dish washing or even shopping and paying bills? Our Domestic Assistants can help.
Feeling lonely? Would you like someone to accompany you to appointments, shopping or even social outings? Are you feeling socially isolated? Or would you just like a friendly visit, someone to talk to or spend time with you? One of our Social Support team could be that someone for you. Call ECHO.
Do you have trouble changing a light bulb or the battery in your fire alarm? Are your garden paths getting slippery or is your lawn or garden out of control? Our Home Maintenance Workers would be happy to help.
Reliable transport for access to important tasks such as shopping and medical appointments is essential. ECHO has both a scheduled bus service (see timetable) and a smaller van to provide transport services to our CHSP clients. During this COVID-19 period, transport services are have been adapted to meet social distancing requirements.