Veteran's Home Care

Veterans' Home Care provides government-funded basic support to eligible veterans and their dependants so they can remain independent and living at home. To receive Veterans' Home Care (VHC) from us, you'll need to live in Queensland and hold either a Veteran White Card or Gold Card.

What we can do

Around your home

  • Basic chores including dishwashing, vacuuming and mopping 
  • Bed making and linen changing 
  • Clothes washing and ironing 
  • Some assistance with meal preparation 
  • Bill paying 
  • Unaccompanied shopping 
  • Minor maintenance or repair work including replacing lightbulbs, cleaning gutters, checking batteries in smoke/security alarms. 

Health & clinical care

  • Personal care including showering, self-care, hygiene and doing your hair 
  • Getting in and out of bed 
  • Dressing and putting on compression garments 
  • Eating 
  • Application of non-medical skin care creams and lotions 
  • Help moving around the house. 

Respite care

  • Care for you at your home while your carer is away
  • Temporary care in a respite facility.

Find out more about the Department of Veterans' Affairs (DVA) VHC program.

Are you eligible?

If you live in QLD, and hold a Veteran's White Card or Gold Card, you may be eligible for our Veterans' Home Care services. Call the Department of Veterans' Affairs Home Care Assessment Agency to find out if you're eligible. Ph: 1300 550 450


While the department pays for most VHC costs, some services require a co-payment from you. Speak with the department's VHC Assessment Agency to find out more. 

Ph: 1300 550 450

4 steps to apply

1. Call VHC Assessment Agency

Phone the department's VHC Assessment Agency to arrange an assessment on 1300 550 450. The assessment is usually done over the phone.

2. VHC will discuss your options

The assessor will talk with you about your situation at home and identify services you may need. They'll tell you about their approved VHC service provider near you - you won't be asked to select a provider.

3. Receive your care plan

The assessor will create your VHC care plan, which will be sent to both you and your local provider. This plan includes who your service provider is, what's approved, for what time period and if there will be a co-payment amount from you.

4. Your service provider will be in contact

If we've been nominated as your service provider, we'll call you to start your services.

Interested in learning more?

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