Harding Street - Coburg
Phone: (03) 8319 7400
Clients are expected to contribute towards the cost of their care using the Community Packaged Care guidelines or HACC Fees Policy Guidelines.
Support to keep frail aged persons and people with disabilities living with complex and multiple support needs to remain in their own homes and local community.
Case Management Services operates across the municipalities of Moreland and Hume and provides support to frail older people, people with dementia, younger people with disabilities who have complex and/or changing care needs and their carers. At all times the program works to enhance the dignity, independence and autonomy of clients.
The programs are based on a case management model and are funded through the Home & Community Care (HACC) initiative and the Commonwealth government under the Community Aged Care Program (CACP). Both services are designed to enhance, or provide a top up to the service already provided by other agencies.
The Linkages Program is available to 129 frail aged people and younger disabled people who reside in the Moreland and Hume local government area and are at high risk of being admitted to residential care.
Of the 129 places:
The assessment and case planning process will determine an individual's eligibility for assistance by this service.
Individuals will be eligible for inclusion into the service if they:
Individuals will be eligible for inclusion into the program if they:
When a program place becomes available, the ultimate decision regarding acceptance remains with the program. An appeal mechanism is available upon request.
In assessing priorities and allocating places in the service, consideration will be given to the following client risk factors/situations:
Acceptance in to the service is dependent on funds being available and eligibility criteria being met.
Provides services to address and manage health and wellbeing.
Aiming to keep people active and healthy as well as provide treatment and advice to help...
Support for the frail and aged in the local community.
Support to help people with disabilities live independently.