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Price Guide to your Home Care Package
 
Anyone in need of Aged Care support can access our services. To assist in ensuring you receive 
 the best value for money, Comm Care does not charge a Daily Fee - simply an affordable package
 and Care Fee.    We also ensure you are given a choice of external contractors e.g gardeners.
 Amounts below are rounded as at 1st January 2023.

FULLY-MANAGED HOME CARE PACKAGE

  Care              Annual Govt.        Fortnightly Govt.    Fortnightly Package   Fortnightly Care         Avail. for         

  Package           Subsidy                    Subsidy                  Mngt Fee  15%           Mngt Fee 20%         Fortnightly Care   

                          (approx)                                                                                                  

  Level 1           $ 9,179.75               $ 353.06                 $52.96                   $ 70.61                       $229.49                

  Level 2           $ 16,147.60             $ 621.00                $ 93.15                   $124.20                       $403.65             

  Level 3           $ 35,138.55             $ 1351.48               $ 202.72                  $270.29                     $878.47             

  Level 4           $ 53,268.10             $ 2048.77             $ 307.31                    $409.75                    $1331.71    

You may be required to make a contribution to the cost of your care by paying an Australian Government Income Tested Fee as designated by the Department of Health and Aged Care.

What’s included in our Fully Managed Home Care Package:

 

  • Staff travel to visit client – no charge

  • Care Plan Development – no charge  

  • In home assessments and reviews

  • Care Plan update – no charge  

  • Budget Monitoring – no charge  

  • Ensuring integrated care by liaising with your GP, hospital and allied health professionals  

  •  Referrals – no charge  

SELF-MANAGED HOME CARE PACKAGE
                        

   Care                 Annual Govt.   Fortnightly Govt.    Fortnightly Package Fortnightly Care       Avail. for         

  Package           Subsidy                    Subsidy              Mngt Fee  15%             Mngt Fee 12%           Fortnightly Care   

                          (approx)                                                                                                  

  Level 1           $ 9,179.75               $ 353.06                 $ 52.96                   $42.36                        $258.64                

  Level 2           $ 16,147.60             $ 621.00                $ 93.15                      $74.52                      $453.33             

  Level 3           $ 35,138.55             $ 1351.48                $ 202.72                 $162.18                     $986.58            

  Level 4           $ 53,268.10             $ 2048.77               $307.31                 $245.85                      $1,495.61               

You may be required to make a contribution to the cost of your care by paying an Australian Government Income Tested Fee as designated by the Department of Health and Aged Care.

 

What’s included in our Self-Managed Home Care Package:

  • Establishment of the Home Care Package and Care plan

  • Annual Review

  • Additional Care Management Support

  • Direct access to, and regular communication by the care supervisor/manager

  • Direct access to CommCare CEO

 

Self-managing your package means you are responsible for the following:

  • Selecting independent support workers while ensuring they can provide background and qualification checks for compliance.

  • Self-scheduling your appointments and times

  • Manage your budget by choosing your services, provider and frequency of support

What's included in our Home Care Packages
 
In order that we may personalise and assist in your particular needs, initially we can establish your Home Care Package, and in turn take the time to Develop a Care Plan to your particular requirements and care package level.
Our service also includes a regular In home assessments and review allowing for Care Plan updates as required.  Our ongoing Budget Monitoring, will ensure you are constantly informed and aware how your funds are distributed. 
Through Regular Communication we can further ensure integrated care by liaising with your GP, hospital and allied health professionals and referrals, along with ordering of equipment, goods and services as required, to ensure the support giving you the peace of mind you deserve.
 
Home Care Schedule of Fees ( As of 1st of January 2023)
 
Hourly Fee Rates
Weekdays       8.30 am - 6:00 pm      $60.00
Weeknights    6:00 pm - 8.30 am       $69.00
Saturdays                                               $87.00
Sundays                                                  $87.00
Public Holidays                                     $125.00
Nursing Services 
Weekdays      7am - 6 pm                    $129.00
Weeknights    6pm - 12 am                    N/A
Weekends                                               $170.00
Public Holidays                                      $231.00
 Includes medication admin, clinical assessments, palliative care, complex wound care, catheter care, diabetes.
 
Light Gardening Services 
Weekdays      7am - 6 pm                    $60.00
Weeknights    6pm - 12 am                    N/A
Weekends                                                 N/A
Public Holidays                                        N/A
Use of the worker's vehicle transport
Charged for transport services,
shopping, etc                                         $1.35 per km
Service Cancellation Fee
24 hours or more notice                     No Charge
24 Hours or less notice                       Full cost of service*
24 Hour Live In Services (Daily Rate)
Personal Care Weekday                      $632.00
Personal Care Weekend                      $787.00
(Carer must be able to sleep on premises for minimum of 8 hours.)
Overnight Personal Care (Active + Inactive)
Weeknights                                   8pm - 7am                     $371.00
Weekends                                     8pm - 7am                      $527.00                            
Public Holidays Weekends        8pm - 7am                      $787.00
Stay Over rates are for a maximum of 10 hours. Carer must be able to sleep on premises for 4 hours.
 
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