Home Based Care

Home Based Care

Omeo District Health provides Home Based Services through a number of programs including Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home and Community Care Program for Younger People (HACC PYP) and National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). In addition, it provides Home Care packages to eligible clients.

Commonwealth Home Support Program

The Commonwealth Home Support Program provides a range of entry-level aged care services for older people who need assistance with daily tasks to continue living independently at home and in their community. Offering services such as:

  • Domestic Assistance

  • Personal Care

  • Respite Care

  • Home Maintenance / Home Modification

  • Meals on Wheels and assistance with meal preparation

  • Social Support Group SSG (formerly, Planned Activity Group / PAG)

  • Home Based Nursing 

In order to support these services, Omeo District Health provides independent assessment for clients through the Regional Assessment Service (RAS).

Other Services

Community Transport


Omeo District Health has a small but dedicated pool of volunteers. The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and the Home and Community Care (HACC) program provides coordination funding to enable volunteer support and assistance in the following areas:

  • Volunteer driving as part of the Community Transport program

  • Assistance to the residents' Lifestyle and Leisure program

  • Volunteer Supervisors for the High Country Men's Shed program 

  • Volunteer Exercise Program facilitators

  • Delivery of Meals on Wheels program

The contribution our volunteers make is greatly appreciated and significantly supports and extends access to programs in the community. If you wish to become a Volunteer and would like more information, please contact our Home Care Services Team via (03) 5159 0100.

Allied Health Services

Omeo District Health offers the following Allied Health Services: 

  • Physiotherapy 

  • Occupational Therapy 

  • Allied Health Assistant

  • Podiatry 

  • Foot Care

  • Speech Pathology 

  • Youth Services 

  • Complex Health Needs Nurse (formerly, Chronic Disease)

  • High Country Men's Shed 

  • Community Gyms

Please contact the Community Health Centre on (03) 5159 0140 to access these services.