Home and Community Care (HACC) services are provided to the frail aged, people with a disability and their carers to assist them with living in the community. These services include community transport, meals, day activities, elders groups and support groups.
Services We Offer
The HACC program is part of a broad service system of community and health services that include:
- Community Health Services
- Disability Services
- Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS)
- Commonwealth Home Care Packages
- National Respite for Carers Program
- Commonwealth Government Carelink Centres
- Victorian Support for Carers Program
Who uses HACC?
Services funded by the HACC program are provided to people within the target group subject to the person being assessed and their level of need prioritised. Eligibility for services is not based solely on age, but on the level of difficulty people experience carrying out tasks of daily living. Activities of daily living include personal care, dressing, preparing meals, house cleaning etc.
Why Choose Us?
This section contains information on major projects and strategies relating to the HACC Program:
- HACC workforce education and training Details of free training for staff and volunteers of HACC funded organisations. The training calendar and enrolments are available - www.hacc.chisholm.edu.au
- HACC Diversity planning and practice
- Strengthening HACC in Aboriginal Communities strategy