Function VF 247
Domiciliary care services
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    Administrative support to organisations which provide domiciliary care including home help, specific home help, day centres, senior citizens centres, home handypersons and welfare officers for the aged

  • Do not use this Function for
    Domiciliary nursing
    Home nursing services
    Nursing homes
    Hostels for the aged

 
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Background

On 1 October 1985 the Department of Community Services became responsible for providing administrative support to organisations which provide domiciliary care including home help, specific home help, day centres, senior citizens centres, home handypersons and welfare officers for the aged but excluding domiciliary nursing, home nursing services, nursing homes and hostels for the aged.

The Department of Community Services also became responsible for the administration of a number of benevolent societies and institutions listed in Schedule Two of Administrative Arrangements Order No.37 1985. The institutions and organisations listed provide services to children, families, the aged and people with physical and sensory disabilities.


 
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- 1985 Department of Health II (commonly known as the Health Department Victoria) VA 2695
1985 - 1992 Department of Community Services (also known as Community Services Victoria) VA 2633
1992 - 1996 Department of Health and Community Services VA 3092
1996 - 2010 Department of Human Services VA 3970
2009 - 2014 Department of Health III VA 4921
2015 - cont Department of Health and Human Services VA 5037
 
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- 1985 Health VRG 39
1985 - cont Community Services VRG 80