Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) is a service for people aged 65 and over or 50 and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders who wish to remain living independently in their own home and is funded by the Australian Government Deportment of Health, that is supported by My Aged Care. It is designed to provide a relatively smaller amounts of support to a large number of frail older people to help them to remain living at home.
Although funding for these Home Maintenance and Modification services has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained herein does not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.
Eligible clients are provided with subsidised assistance with minor home maintenance and modifications.
Who is eligible for the Commonwealth Home Support Program?
- Aged 65 and over
- 50 and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islanders
All new clients are to be registered and Assessment by My Aged Care
Call 1800 200 422 to get registered and advise that your preferred provider for service is Maroochy Home Maintenance and Care
For more information click the link MAC
Subsidies Services range from:
- Grab rail / hand rail installation
- Hand held showers heads
- Small timber access ramps
- Rubber wedges
- Appliance repairs
- Plumbing and Electrical works
- Fly-screen replacement
- Key safe installation
- Minor carpentry
- Changing of light globes
- Smoke alarm checks and battery replacement
- Door lock and handle repairs
- Window and door roller replacement
- Gutter cleans
- Pressure cleans and more
If we cannot assist you with subsidised assistance, where possible, we will provide you with contact details of reputable tradespeople.