Aged Care Support Program

With so much going on at the moment we know you are flat out managing your day to day operations. So we think we can help. Erigo is seeking expressions of interest from eligible aged care services interested in receiving our support to apply for the Government Grant (COVID-19 Aged Care Support Program) for aged care services affected by COVID-19.

A grant may be available to you – The COVID-19 Aged Care Support Program will reimburse eligible aged care providers for eligible expenditure incurred on managing direct impacts of COVID-19. The Program will run over 2 years from 2019-20 to 2020-21. The Program will assist Residential Aged Care, National Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Program and Home Care Package providers that are subject to direct COVID-19 impacts, to deliver continuity of safe quality care for consumers. 

Eligibility for the COVID-19 Aged Care Support Program grant:

Eligible applicants can apply for funding for each impacted service for the periods between the date on which the resident, staff member or client is tested for COVID-19 and the date on which direct COVID-19 impacts are resolved (i.e. no infected or isolated residents, staff members or clients).

Eligible applicants are as follow:

* An approved Residential Aged Care provider with one or more services directly impacted by COVID-19; and/or

* An approved National Aboriginal Torres Strait Islander Flexible Aged Care Provider with one or more services directly impacted by COVID-19; and/or

* An approved Home Care provider one or more services directly impacted by COVID-19.

Total Amount Available (AUD):

$52,900,000.00

To express your interest in receiving assistance from Erigo to apply for this grant please contact us on (03) 9527 2088 or email help@erigo.com.au. Erigo are experienced health, aged care and home care consultants with extensive experience in writing tenders and applying for Government grants.

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