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How is Home Care Funded

Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) Program

Enhancing your wellbeing, independence and quality of life

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Enhancing your wellbeing, independence and quality of life
Introduction

What is the Short-Term Restorative Care (STRC) Program?

The Short-Term Restorative Care Program provides older West Australians with a range of health-related services to help you optimise your wellbeing and independence. The program is appropriate for when you need customised health services in your home to help you get back on track.

A dedicated service coordinator will work with you to develop a goal-oriented care plan and arrange support services to be delivered to you for up to 8 weeks.

The services will address your medical, physical, social and psychological needs.

Examples of available services: Nursing, Physiotherapy, Occupational Therapy, Direct Care to support with Activities of Daily Living, Dietician, Councillor, Speech Pathologist

Want to know more?

Contact our Customer Care Team or find answers to your questions in our Home Care Help Centre

When might I need Short-Term Restorative Care?

You could benefit from the STRC program if you are experiencing difficulties doing the things that are important to you

You could also benefit from the program if you are worried about falling, want to gain confidence to get out and about or are experiencing pain that is limiting you.

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Regain your strength and confidence following a setback

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Maintain your independence living at home

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Improve your ability to complete everyday tasks

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Achieve goals you would like to focus on

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Improve your wellbeing and quality of life

How we can help you

We specialise in sensitive, expert in-home nursing care tailored to you.

Our Home Care Workers show genuine warmth in every action – whether they are supporting you through an out-of-hospital transfer, injury recovery, palliative care, or simply to live the best possible life with a condition like dementia or cancer.

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Home, Garden & Maintenance

We can help you keep your home and garden in tip top shape as well as help with personal care activities such as showering and dressing.

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Community & Social

Whether it’s keeping in touch with friends, getting out in the community or making your appointments, we can help.

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Health & Wellbeing

Enjoy the confidence that comes from feeling your best with our in-home personal care and wellbeing services.

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Am I eligible?

You may be eligible for Short-term Restorative Care 

If you are 65 years or older, or otherwise eligible for Commonwealth-funded aged care services, you may be eligible for a Short-Term Restorative Care Program.

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You cannot be receiving a current Home Care Package (however CHSP and DVA clients are eligible for Short Term Restorative Care)

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You are not currently in a Nursing Home

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You cannot have been in hospital with in the last 3 months with a condition related to your current need for Short Term Restorative Care

How to get started

How do I access a Short-Term Restorative Care Program?

STRC is a government funded program. If you are 65 years or older, or otherwise eligible for Commonwealth-funded aged care services, you may be eligible for a Short-Term Restorative Care Program.

1Approval

Register at My Aged Care and request a Short-Term Restorative Care Program referral form. You can also request an assessment via your GP. 

2Book your appointment

Call 1300 26 26 26 (Option 2) to book your home appointment with a Client Services Manager to discuss your plan.

3Finalise

Sign your contract with Amana Living and we can be delivering your services as soon as possible. 

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