Organisation Submission – NSW Community Care Forum
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NSW Community Care Forum
This discussion paper represents the views of members of NSW Community Care Forum (CCF), as a part of its ongoing input to the redevelopment of the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and aged care reforms generally.
The Focus of the Integrated Carer Support Service
Recommendation 1: That Carers as individuals in their own right should be at the core of the model.
The Resourcing of the Integrated Carer Support Service
Recommendation 2: That all carers can access the supports that they need when they need them.
Key Components of the Integrated Carer Support Service
Recommendation 3: That Planned Respite for carers be specifically funded.
Structure of Regional Hubs
Recommendation 4: That the Regional Hubs are rolled out in a logical way to reflect the demographics and needs of carers in their communities.