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Supported Accommodation Equipment Assistance Scheme (SAEAS)

The Supported Accommodation Equipment Assistance Scheme (SAEAS) provides subsidised aids and equipment to enhance independence in the home, facilitate community participation and support families and carers in their role.

SAEAS is able to help fund the following equipment:

  • Bathing/showering/toileting equipment
  • Beds/mattresses/bed accessories
  • Change Tables
  • Electronic voice aids
  • Environmental control units
  • Home Modifications
  • Orthoses and custom footwear
  • Pressure care equipment
  • Specialised seating
  • Transfer equipment
  • Walking and standing aids
  • Wheelchairs (includes customisation) and scooters
  • Wigs

Who is eligible?

The Supported Accommodation Equipment Assistance Scheme (SAEAS) is available to people who reside in a Department of Health & Human Services funded accommodation facility, registered or funded under either the Disability Act 2006 or Children, Youth and Families Act 2005. Clients must also meet the requirements specified by the A&EP guidelines.

For further information on eligibilty requirements, please refer to the Applying for SAEAS section or the SAEAS FAQ section.

Email us:

swepsaeas@bhs.org.au
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