Home & Community Packages Program

To be eligible you must be over 70 years of age or over 50 years of age and are either an Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander.

An assessment is made by ACAT and then a referral is made to the Home & Community Care Packages Program at Heywood Rural Health .

Assistance includes:

  • Meals on Wheels
  • Home Care
  • Personal Care
  • District Nursing
  • Home Maintenance
  • Respite
  • Podiatry
  • Shopping
  • & Riverwood

Fees are charged according to financial situations.

Further information can be obtained clicking on the following link http://www.swarh2.com.au/hrh/documents/cacps-brochure or

by contacting

Tracy Kingsbury, at Heywood Rural Health

Direct Telephone : 03 5527 0544 Mondays & Wednesdays

Main Reception : 03 5527 0555