COVID-19 – Emergency Funding for Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) Providers

Date/Deadline: 30 Jun, 2021

Information about emergency funding for CHSP providers during the COVID-19 pandemic.

The Australian Government is providing additional funding to support Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) service providers during COVID-19.

Emergency funding of $191.6 million includes:
• $141.6 million for ad hoc proposals
• $50 million for additional meals services.

Providers may use this funding to:
• Meet increased demand for services
• Retain key workforce
• Adapt to the changing aged care environment
• Cover the cost of personal protective equipment (PPE)
• Deliver services to residents on short-term leave from aged care homes.

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