There are certain supports and services that you must not use for Home Care Package funds for:

  • buying food, unless it is part of enteral feeding
  • permanent accommodation, including purchasing a home, mortgage payments or rent
  • paying home care fees
  • paying fees or charges for care that is funded or jointly funded by the Australian Government
  • home renovations of modifications that are not related to your supports and services needs
  • travel and accommodation for holidays
  • entertainment activities, such as club memberships and event tickets
  • gambling
  • products and services that are covered by the Medicare Benefits Schedule or the Pharmaceutical Benefits Scheme