|COUNCIL OF ABORIGINAL ELDERS OF SA INC|
MURRAY MALLEE AGED CARE GROUP INC
Special care for older Aboriginal people –Community Aged Care Packages
It is often considered when older Aboriginal people require assistance with everyday living that they move out of their community areas.
A community aged care package provides hostel level of care to frail and /or disabled elderly people in their home.
This service provides significant support to eligible older people so that they are able to:
Elderly people who are frail and /or disabled are eligible for a care package in their home after assessment and approval of care by an Australian Government Aged Care Assessment Team.
Any person may request an assessment by contacting the Murray Mallee Aged Care Assessment Team at (08) 85356800.
On approval, a care package tailored to the person’s needs is prepared and a care worker is contracted to provide the person with the assistance required.
A care package does not generally include home maintenance and modification.
Community Aged Care Packages can be available throughout the Murray Mallee and Southern Fleurieu Regions within the following government areas:
Each package will be costed individually and a fee agreed upon.