Allowable Expenditure Request

If you have an item of expenditure that IS NOT listed on the home care package inclusions page and you’d like to see if this can be included in your Home Care Package, please complete and submit the below form and checklist.  If the item IS listed on the inclusions page no form is required, simply speak to your Care Advisor about availability of funds within your budget. Please refrain from making any purchases before obtaining approval.

Before submitting the form please ensure the expenditure is not an excluded item.

As approved providers, we are held accountable for the use of government funding and are expected to review the intended purchase against various criteria to ensure compliance. The checklist below is used to help us assess eligibility. You must answer YES for ALL questions. Where a NO exists, there might be opportunities to discuss what is possible with Local Guardians and the Aged Care Quality Commission.

The invoice description must link the expenditure to care goals and must be included in the care plan and budget (which may need to be updated).

Please allow 2-5 business days for your request to be assessed, from the time that all required documentation has been submitted (this includes an updated Care Plan, Budget and any other required documents). You will receive notification on whether it has been approved/declined via email.

    Expenditure must be within the package budget and will be assessed against the following. Please respond yes or no to every question: