Home and community care
Home and Community Care provides services for frail aged people, people with disabilities and their carers to assist where possible to maintain independent living.
About Home and Community Care (HACC)
If you have a disability or are getting older, you may find that everyday tasks at home can often be difficult. You may even be thinking about moving into a hostel or nursing home.
The Home and Community Care (HACC) Program helps you and the person looking after you, so that you can continue to live at home safely, comfortably and as independently as possible.
Am I eligible?
Ring the service which interests you. They will advise you about eligibility.
How much does it cost?
Some services are free of charge, while others cost different amounts. Ask about costs when you call.
Home and Community Care is a joint Commonwealth and State funded program.
If you would like further information contact the HACC Development Project on (02) 9415 4855.
Home Support and Health Services links
Home and Community Care (HACC)
NSW Health Department
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Ryde Division of General Practice
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Community Aged & Disabled Transport Serivce Inc.
Independent Living Centre NSW
MedlinePlus Health Information
Men's Health Information & Resource Centre
NSW Meals on Wheels Association
Return Unwanted Medicines
PO Box 359, Artarmon NSW 1570
(02) 8405 4444
(02) 9884 7399
Aged Care Assessment Team
Hornsby Ku-ring-gai Hospital (Located with the Dept of Rehabilitation & Aged Care)
(02) 9477 9711.
Provides assessment, information and support for older people including assessment for aged residential care. Determines eligibility for Community Aged Care Packages (CACPs) and Extended Aged Care at Home Packages (EACH Packages) which assist people to remain living in their own homes. You may ring the Team directly or ask for a referral through your local doctor.