Department of Health Home Care Packages Program COVID-19 Vaccination Support Grants

Status: Ongoing

Region: Australia wide

Amount: From $5,000 to $48,000

Details:

The purpose of the Home Care Packages Program COVID-19 Vaccination Support Grants is to provide additional support to Home Care Package (HCP) providers to increase COVID-19 vaccinations in the home care workforce and provide accurate reports on the vaccination status of the workforce to the Australian Government.

To be eligible to apply you must:

  • be a corporation;
  • be an approved HCP provider under Part 7A Division 2 Aged Care Quality and Safety Commission Act 2018;
  • have at least one care recipient in your care as at 5 November 2022;
  • commit to reporting staff vaccination status weekly through the My Aged Care portal.

If a provider is not already reporting weekly on the vaccination status of all staff at all outlets, providers will have one month from receiving the grant to start reporting weekly.

More information and application.

For more information: https://www.grants.gov.au/Go/Show?GoUuid=82532c0a-c503-43d4-9d35-656e3571609e