Your Wellbeing, Your Choice
The CHSP WILL help frail older people living in the community to maximise their independence.

Maximising My Independence

at home and in the community

Commonwealth Home Support Programme [CHSP]
Free Community Information Sessions

On the 1st of July 2015 the Australian Government launched the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) as part of their overall changes to the Aged Care System.

CHSP Programme will:

  • Help frail older people [65+] to live in their own homes longer or for as long as they wish. [50 years and over for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander people.]
  • Deliver subsidised "entry level" support services
  • Be client focussed
  • Work with clients individual goals, preferences and choices
  • Work with a strong emphasis on wellness, reablement & restoration
  • Support carers
  • Focus on independence
  • Build on client strengths, life goals and special needs.

Free information sessions for your group

COTA SA has been funded by the Australian Government Department of Health to deliver information sessions to older people in the community, particularly those who participate in:

  • groups
  • clubs
  • associations
  • service clubs.

Our trained Peer Facilitators will provide information about the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP), in particular wellness, reablement and restoration and how to access the CHSP through My Aged Care.

To book a free group session contact the COTA SA Bookings Office

P: 8232 0422 or Country Callers on 1800 182 324
E: bookings@cotasa.org.au
W: Book Online

Key Messages

  • Maximise your independence and quality of life
    Stay living at home longer with support from the CHSP.

  • Wellness, Reablement and Restoration
    Your participation, your goals, your choice and your rights.

  • Access information about CHSP at MyAgedCare
    Your one-stop-shop for all Aged Care information and services.


This COTA SA program is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health.
Visit the Department of Social Services website (www.health.gov.au) for further information.

Download the brochure