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HRH New Provider of CHSP Services

Heywood Rural Health (HRH) is pleased to announce that it will become one of three new providers of Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) services in Glenelg Shire Council.

HRH together with Portland District Health and Western District Health Services (on behalf of Casterton Memorial Hospital) will take over a range of CHSP services from Glenelg Shire Council effective 1 October 2023.

CHSP services assist people over the age of 65 to maintain independence in their home through support with daily living tasks, home modifications, home maintenance services and social activities.

Services to be transitioned to HRH include Domestic Assistance, Flexible Respite, Personal Care, Social Support, Meals on Wheels, Home Modifications and Home Maintenance (e.g. lawn mowing). This will include delivering services to over 50 new clients within the Heywood region.

The transition also includes providing Home Maintenance (e.g. lawn mowing) for Heywood clients, including additional clients within the Portland catchment.

HRH team are working diligently to ensure a seamless transition of services occurs by October 1st 2023.

Heywood Rural Health is committed to the health and wellbeing of our community, and we pride ourselves on providing care and services that are personal, safe and connected. We are excited to be expanding the range of services that we can provide within our local community.

If you have any queries regarding this announcement, please do not hesitate to contact Clinton Griffiths (Support@Home Manager) on PH: 5527 0586 or email: