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MWP Community Care is funded by the Australian Government Department of Health and Aged Care through the ‘Commonwealth Home Support programme’.

What is CHSP?

The Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) is an Australian government initiative aimed at supporting older individuals to live independently and comfortably in their own homes. It provides a range of entry-level support services and assistance to help older Australians maintain their well-being and enhance their quality of life.

The CHSP is designed to cater to people who need some assistance with daily tasks but do not require the level of care provided by the Home Care Packages (HCP) programme. It aims to promote independence, improve social connections, and support overall health and well-being.

MWP Community Care provides the following services through the Commonwealth Home Support Programme:

  1. Social Support: Support and companionship through social activities, outings, and community engagement.
  2. Home Maintenance and Modifications: Minor repairs and modifications to ensure a safe and accessible home environment.
  3. Accompanied Door to Door Transport: Assistance with transportation to medical appointments, shopping, or social events.

To access the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, individuals usually undergo an assessment process conducted by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) or an Aged Care Assessment Service (ACAS). 

The assessment determines the person’s eligibility for services and helps determine the types and level of support required.

To view the full range of services provided by the Australian Government, the full list can be found here.

Private Clients

MWP Community Care also provides services for clients that are not on a CHSP Package.

We are able to offer our social support services, exercise and wellbeing calendar and home modification + maintenance services to NDIS, HCP and non-government subsidised clients who would like to stay socially connected and independent in their own home.

For information on becoming a private client, please contact our friendly team on 02 9913 3244 or [email protected]

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Testimonials


“Thank you for all your hard work organising the wonderful picnic at Narrabeen. I appreciated it very much”

Sue, Narrabeen

“Thank you so much for everything you did to make the overnight trip to Bowral such a success. Your attention to detail was wonderful, the goodies, the accommodation, the time on the bus, the lovely welcome card – thanks again”

Christine, Mona Vale

“I’m sure all volunteers would agree that your service with our assistance seems to be so appreciated by all clients. it’s a nice heartwarming feeling to be able to help”

Martina, Bayview

“I love being a client of MWP. It’s a lifesaver. I love the friendships I’ve made, I love the staff and I love the exercise classes. I am totally in love with MWP!”

Iris, Narrabeen

“Today I am delighted to see that the installation of three safety handles in my home has been completed. They all meet my requirements and the technicians’ work is also very good.
Thank you for being so helpful and I hope I have a safe and happy life.”

Li, Chatswood

“Thank you for organising the reglazing of our bath, we are absolutely thrilled with it will.”

Marcia, Manly

“The staff at MWP Community Care are like family. They look after us like you wouldn’t know!”

Phil, Bayview

“Many thanks for your role in the work which has certainly improved our lives.”

Jim, Hornsby

“What I love about volunteering with MWP – The wonderful staff, the appreciative clients and the family values of the organisation. You cant go past locals helping locals!”

Peter, Beacon Hill

“I have been a volunteer for over 20 years in different organisations which has given me a purpose apart from holding down a regular job. There has always been a great need for people in our community to know that there are so many people wo care and are compassionate and committed to supporting those who need our support. I have been with MWP now for 10 years and I am so proud to be part of their Caring of those in need in our Community  ‘In Giving You Receive’ has always been my motto.”

Sammie, Forestville

“I began volunteering with MWP Care to give something back to society. I have found that I have received far more than I have given. I have been given a new lease of life, in being able to make a difference in other people’s lives. I have developed firm friendships and I continue to meet new people, which is interesting and rewarding. The MWP Care staff are friendly, approachable and extremely supportive. What I love about volunteering, is getting out and having fun, in the company of fun and appreciative clients!”

Zeta, Newport

“MWP gives me so much joy. The people on the bus outings are not only my friends but the only family I have left now. I look forward to the outings so much.”

Margaret, Client