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Community Visitors Scheme

People Who Care have been supporting people in the community who are aged for over 40 years. Our understanding of community services coupled with our experience and expertise has built a service reputation you can trust.

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Community Visiting

People Who Care operate the Community Visitors Scheme across the greater metropolitan area, to older people living in residential aged care and in their own homes.

The Community Visitors Scheme (CVS) is a free, commonwealth funded service to provide companionship and friendship to people experiencing social isolation 

Our amazing volunteers visit regularly, and bring great social connection to their clients,who quickly become friends.

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Fees

People Who Care’s fees are aligned to the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) and Home and Community Care (HACC) program’s fees policy and recommendations.

Popular questions about

Community Visitors Scheme

How do I refer someone to access the CVS program?

The Community Visitors Scheme may be accessed by a referral from your aged care home care package provider or the residential aged care facility to our CVS Coordinator. You may refer direct to our CVS Coordinator who can progress your referral with your agency.

How often are the visits?

We encourage our volunteers to visit weekly.

Can I go out into the community with the volunteer or are the visits in the home only?

Visits are usually in the home however if there is suitable transport available for you in the volunteer visitor’s vehicle, visits may be in the community.

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