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Equipment Program

Eligibility

The Adults with Chronic Conditions funding stream (ACC) is available for:

  • Adults aged between 18 and 65 years (50 ATSI)
  • Living in Metropolitan Adelaide (Equipment Supply Suburb Listing for Metropolitan Adelaide (DOCX 172.0 KB))
  • Identified as having a chronic medical condition that has been, or is likely to be, present for at least 6 months or is terminal.
  • Is not eligible to receive equipment through an alternate funding source.
  • Meets Program Key Criteria

Registration to the ACC funding stream can be completed using the ACC Client Registration Form (DOCX 98.2 KB).

Key approval criteria

Eligibility for equipment or home modifications through the Equipment Program is based on the following information:

What is available to eligible clients through the Equipment Program

The Equipment Item Types and Definitions page lists the equipment with definitions for each item.

For all required and recommended documents, proceed to the ‘relevant docs list’ located within the Equipment In Scope List (XLSX 135.2 KB) or Home Modifications In Scope List (XLSX 84.8 KB).

Specific eligibility criteria and screening tools

Some items have associated specific criteria that must be met in addition to the key approval criteria. For some of these items, a screening tool must be completed by the referring therapist. Use of the screening tool ensures all aspects of eligibility criteria have been met.

All Category 2 requests must be submitted using an Equipment Request Form (DOCX 180.2 KB) or Home Modification Request and Agreement Form (DOCX 97.2 KB), Delegate Approval Request Form (DOCX 57.9 KB) and Risk Rating and Priority Scoring Form (DOCX 65.3 KB) with any supporting documents.

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Last updated:06 Nov 2023 11:47am
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Department of Human Services
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https://equipmentprogram.sa.gov.au/equipment-program/adults-with-chronic-conditions-acc/eligibility
Last Updated:
27 Mar 2018
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