This program allows hospitals to make arrangements for patients in hospitals to receive support services in their tailored to their assessed needs for a limited time, where no mainstream community support services are available.

This program enables Perth’s public hospitals to purchase short term community services and support for patients would otherwise be forced to remain in hospital, or who will be admitted to hospital due to lack of availability or suitability of mainstream community support services. The services and support are tailored to the assessed needs of the patient and their carer.

Interim Hospital Packages are time limited and are not a substitute for existing services.