Commonwealth Home Support Scheme (CHSP) previously known as Home & Community Care Program (HACC)
This program provides a range of home and community care services for aged, frail people, people with a disability and their primary carers from Chinese, Vietnamese and other Asian communities.
Our CHSP program includes both Home Based services and Centre Based Day Care (CBDC) services:
CHSP home help services provide a range of assistances for aged, frail people, younger people with disability, and their primary carers from Chinese, Vietnamese, and other Asian communities.
CBDC provides assistance for customers to attend and participate in ‘Evergreen College', an especially designed Wellness Model for customers to pursue individual strengths and achieve individual goals in the process of developing, maintain and improve their physical, mental and social wellbeing and independence. ‘Evergreen College’ offers interest classes such as physical exercise, computer, Tai Chi, English, cooking, dancing, calligraphy, memory support and more.
- In Home Respite Care
Provides assistance for primary carers by temporarily relieving them from their caring roles;
- Domestic Assistance
Provides assistance with domestic chores, laundry, meal preparation and shopping to prolong clients' ability to continue living in the community;
- Social Support
Provides assistance for socially isolated clients to participate in community activities or to attend appointments;
- Centre Based Day Care (CBDC)
Provides assistance for clients to attend and participate in especially designed individual/group activities to develop, maintain or improve their physical, social and psychological independence;
Balcatta centre: 9.00am – 2.00pm, every Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday
Willetton centre: 9.00am – 2.00pm, every Wednesday, Thursday, Friday
Provides direct transport assistance for clients to do shopping, participate in community activities, to attend day care centre and appointments.
- Medication Supervision
To access this program, you must be assessed by the Regional Assessment Service (RAS).
Contact Chung Wah CAC on (08) 9328 3988 to find out more or to get some help navigating the system.