loader image
NDIS-logo

Veterans’ Home Care Program

What is the DVA Veterans’ Home Care Program (VHC)?

Veterans’ Homes Care (VHC) is a Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) program designed to assist veterans and war widows/widowers needing a small amount of practical help around the home to maintain health, well-being and independence. It is not designed to meet complex or high-level care needs.

DVA_970_x_440

VHC Assessment Agencies

VHC Assessment Agencies assess your needs and approve services if appropriate. Where services are approved, the VHC Assessment Agency, in consultation with you, will arrange services with a contracted VHC Service Provider. A VHC Care Plan will then be sent to you.

VHC Assessment Agencies

VHC Assessment Agencies assess your needs and approve services if appropriate. Where services are approved, the VHC Assessment Agency, in consultation with you, will arrange services with a contracted VHC Service Provider. A VHC Care Plan will then be sent to you.

What services can Alliance Care provide under Veterans’ Home Care?

Veterans’ Home Care is designed to help veterans to continue living at home by providing a small amount of practical help.

Services include: Domestic Assistance, Personal Care, Respite Care, Social Assistance

How is the cost of Veterans’ Home Care covered?

If you qualify for Veterans’ Home Care, you will be asked to contribute a co-payment towards the cost of your services (the exception is respite care service, which has no co-payment).

If you can’t afford co-payments, you can apply for a waiver of your co-payment through the
Department of Veterans’ Affairs. Please get in touch if you need assistance; we’re happy to help.

What if I need more help at home?

We are here to help. Alliance Care provides a wide range of services under other programs that may benefit your needs. These include: NDIS Services, Commonwealth Home Support Program or Private Services.

Want to learn more?

Still have questions about the Veteran's Home Care Program? Contact us today!

staff pouring orange juice for participant in respite cottage