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Attendant Care (IRQS)

The TAC (Transport Accident Commission) Attendant Care Program is a service provided in the state of Victoria, Australia, designed to support individuals who have been injured in transport accidents. The program is part of the broader range of services and benefits offered by the TAC to help accident victims recover from their injuries, manage their daily activities, and improve their quality of life following a transport accident.

Key Features of the TAC Attendant Care Program

Personal Care Support: The program provides assistance with personal care tasks that the injured person may be unable to perform themselves due to their injuries. This can include help with bathing, dressing, grooming, and other personal hygiene tasks.

Domestic Assistance: It may also cover support with household tasks that have become challenging post-accident, such as cleaning, laundry, and meal preparation.

Rehabilitation Support: Attendant care can include assistance with rehabilitation exercises or programs prescribed by healthcare professionals to aid in the recovery process.

Community Access Support: The program can help injured individuals participate in community activities, attend medical appointments, and maintain social connections, which are crucial for mental health and well-being. 

Tailored to Individual Needs: The level and type of support provided through the program are tailored to the specific needs of the individual, based on their injuries and personal circumstances.

Funded by the TAC: Services under the Attendant Care Program are funded by the TAC for eligible individuals who have been injured in a transport accident in Victoria. The TAC works with various service providers to deliver these care services.

How to apply

Check Your Eligibility: Ensure you meet the criteria for the TAC Attendant Care Program, including having an accepted TAC claim.

Gather Required Information: List of documents and information you'll need to provide as part of your application.

Submit Your Application: Instructions on how to apply, including online submission or contact details for postal applications.

Assessment Process: What to expect during the assessment process, including potential visits and evaluations.

Approval and Commencement: Information on what happens once your application is approved and how services will commence.

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