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Getting help at home

Help at home

Many people would prefer to live independently at home as they get older. If you’re generally able to manage but just need some help with daily tasks, there are support services available to help you.

What to expect

If you are just starting out, or are thinking about getting some help at home, find out what to expect: services, eligibility, assessment and costs.

Commonwealth Home Support Programme

Home care packages

End of life care at home

If you are caring for someone who is nearing the end of their life, and you are caring for them at home, there is help and support available.

Last reviewed: 19 December, 2016.