Linkages is available to people aged under 65, and Aboriginal or Torres Strait Islander people aged under 50, who have complex care needs and would benefit from case management support.
You may be eligible for Linkages if you require assistance due to physical and or psychosocial functional impairment related to disability, chronic illness or short-term health needs, and could benefit from assistance with daily activities.
How can Linkages Packages help me?
The help you receive might include personal care, dressing, preparing meals, house cleaning, property maintenance, community access, or using public transport.
A Linkages case manager will assist you to access a range of supports based on your goals, aspirations and needs to improve or maintain your capacity to remain living independently in the community, and may include services and supports, such as:
- Links to supports, services and activities within your community.
- Domestic help
- Personal care
- Allied Health (podiatry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology and more)
- Respite and transport services provided by volunteers.
- Assisting you to transition to the NDIS or My Aged Care supports
Where can I access Linkages?
Mentis Assist manages Home and Community Care Program for Young People (HACC PYP) Linkages packages in the Frankston and Mornington Peninsula regions.
The Home and Community Care program is funded by the Victorian government.
Referral and inquiries via 1300 MENTIS (1300 636 847)