Home Care Package Physiotherapy
To request an appointment using a Home Care Package call us on (03) 9571 6888 or book online.
At ME Physio, we offer physiotherapy, hydrotherapy and a range of exercise services under the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home Care Packages (HCP). These services are available to people who have a CHSP or HCP and need physiotherapy to assist and help manage their condition to assist in continuing to live and home and independently.
CHSP and HCP physiotherapy can benefit people to help manage their condition and live independently and actively. This may include:
- Conditions such as arthritis, osteoporosis
- Chronic conditions such as heart disease and cancer
- Neurological conditions including stroke and Parksonson’s disease
- Alzheimer and Dementia
- Falls assessment and balance re training.
- Acute conditions such as back pain or joint pain.
Physiotherapy under the CHSP and HCP can be for ongoing conditions or short-term management of acute conditions. Following you initial assessment, your physiotherapist will develop an individualised plan based on your needs and goals to maintain your independence
CHSP and HCP Funding for physiotherapy
At ME Physio we work closely and accommodate a range of providers and case managers under CHSP and HCP. Our team will liaise directly with you and your case manager to provide services to assist in maintaining your independence and activity.
After you make your first appointment, our team will send out more information and details regarding your appointment and how to best prepare for your initial consultation.
Following your initial appointment, our physiotherapists will develop an individualised treatment plan outlining the type of physiotherapy required, duration and frequency of recommended treatment and costings to maintain your independence.
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What is Home Care Package physiotherapy?
Home Care Package physiotherapy provides physiotherapy assessment and treatment that can be fully funded or subsidised by your Home Care Package or Commonwealth Home Support Package.
These services can include a range of physiotherapy treatments and services at ME Physio including physiotherapy, hydrotherapy, pilates and other exercise programs.
Who is eligible for Home Care Package physiotherapy?
If you have a Commonwealth Home Supported Package (CHSP) or Home Care Package (HCP), you are eligible for physiotherapy treatment to manage or treat conditions that will assist you maintain your independence.
This can include the management and treatment of conditions including:
- Chronic conditions such as stroke, heart disease or cancer.
- Musculoskeletal conditions such as arthritis and osteoporosis.
- Mobility or balance retraining.
- Acute injuries including back pain, sprains or strains.
How do I access home care package physiotherapy?
To access a Home Care Package or Commonwealth Home Supported Package, you will need to contact an Aged Care Assessment. NDIS will cover the costs of physiotherapy with our team at ME Physio. Whether you are Self managed or Plan Managed, our physiotherapists will work to develop a plan that includes outlining the type of physiotherapy, duration, frequency and cost to help you work towards improving independence.
How much does home care package physiotherapy cost?
The cost of Home Care Package physiotherapy will depend on your specific needs and providers. Most physiotherapy services can be fully covered by your Home Care package.
At ME Physio, our team will work closely with you and your case manager to assist with services best suited to your needs.
How often will I have home care package physiotherapy appointments?
The frequency of your physiotherapy appointments will depend on your specific needs and treatment plan. Your physiotherapist will be able to outline and discuss this following your initial assessment.