The Department of Health is inviting applications from existing approved residential and home care providers in regional, rural and remote areas under the $40 million infrastructure investment in regional, rural and remote aged care.
Services can apply for grants up to $500,000.
This grant opportunity is designed to assist existing approved residential and home care providers in regional, rural and remote areas to invest in infrastructure.
Commonwealth Home Support Programme services will also be considered, where there is exceptional need. Funding will be prioritised to aged care services most in need and where geographical constraints and significantly higher costs impede services’ ability to invest in infrastructure works.
To be eligible you must be:
- an approved residential or home care provider (as defined under the Aged Care Act 1997) or an approved Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) provider in exceptional circumstances (refer Frequently asked Questions)
- and currently operating an aged care service located in Modified Monash Model Classification 3-7 or if a CHSP provider, the service is located in MMM 6-7. (MMM Locator).
Applications close 2pm on 24th October 2018.