Senior Australians are increasingly choosing to remain in their own homes for longer and the Morrison Government is committed to supporting this choice.
Department of Health data as at 30 June 2019 indicates that 125,117 Australians have access to a home care package compared with 99,932 at the same time last year. That is a 25 per cent increase in just one year.
During the June 2019 quarter, 47,700 home care packages were released, at an average of around 3,700 per week.
Supporting senior Australians to live in their own homes for longer with more access to in home care