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What are Latrobe City Council’s Aged and Disability Services?
Aged and Disability services provides a broad range of flexible support services to assist older and frail people and younger people with disabilities and their unpaid carers who are not eligible for the NDIS to:
- Continue to live independently in the community, reducing the risk of premature admission into residential care;
- Build independence and empower them to undertake activities of daily living.
- Make gains in their wellbeing.
Home and Community Care (HACC) Program for Younger People (PYP)
Home and Community Care Program for Young People is jointly funded by State and Local Governments and is for younger people aged under 65 (or under 50 Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander) who are deemed not eligible for service under the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS).
The Home and Community Care Program provides a range of basic support services to younger people with a disability and their carers who wish to continue living at home and need some support in managing daily tasks.
Increase independence through the provision of services, by identifying each person’s goals and needs.
Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP)
Commonwealth Home Support Program is jointly funded by the Commonwealth and Local Governments and is for people aged over 65 (or Over 50 Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander).
Commonwealth Home Support Program provides access to home support services for frail older people living in the community.
- Increasing independence through the provision of support services, by identifying each person’s goals and needs.