Funding & Support

Did you know that you could be eligible for government funding and support for a range of continence brands and services? 

As a leading supplier of major Continence brands for over 25 years, Intouch can provide all the guidance you need around available government funded services.

 

Continence Aides Payment Scheme (CAPS)

The Continence Aids Payment Scheme (CAPS) is an Australian Government payment that assists eligible people who have permanent and severe incontinence to meet some of the costs of their continence products. 

For more information please visit CAPS websites below or call us on 1300 134 260.

CAPS application form – Intouch Direct 

Department of Social Services – Bladder and Bowel website

 

Department of Veteran Affairs Rehabilitation Application Program (DVA RAP)

Intouch Direct is a national supplier of continence aids on behalf of the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) Rehabilitation Appliances Program (RAP). 
DVA RAP is an Australian Government program, which provides aids and appliances to eligible members of the veteran community to help them maintain their independence.

For more information on the DVA RAP, click any of the below links or call us on 1800 382 727.

DVA RAP Order form – Intouch Direct 

DVA RAP Product Catalogue – Intouch Direct 

DVA RAP Government website

 

Queensland Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS)

For over 25 years, Intouch Direct has been a leading supplier to MASS. The Medical Aids Subsidy Scheme (MASS) is a program run by Queensland Health to provide subsidies on suitable aids and equipment for Queenslanders with permanent and stabilised conditions or disabilities. 
Aids and equipment are subsidy funded either on a permanent loan basis, private ownership or through the supply of consumables.

For more information please visit Queensland Health website below or call  us on 1300 627 775.

Queensland Government – Queensland Health website

 

EnableNSW

EnableNSW provides support for clients requiring aids for continence issues through The Aids and Equipment Program.
The Aids and Equipment Program assists eligible residents of NSW, who have a life-long or long-term disability, to live and participate within their community by providing appropriate equipment, aids and appliances. 

For more information please visit EnableNSW website or call us on 1300 134 260.

EnableNSW website

 

ACT Equipment Scheme (ACTES)

The ACT Equipment Scheme offers funding to assist eligible ACT residents with long term disabilities to obtain and maintain a range of equipment in order to assist mobility, safety and general physical ability to live at home in the community.

For more information please visit ACT Government Assistance website or call us on 1300 134 260.

ACTES website

 

Victoria State Wide Equipment Program (SWEP)

SWEP provides Victorian people who either have a permanent or long-term disability or are frail aged with subsidised aids, equipment and home and vehicle modifications to enhance their independence and facilitate community participation. 

For more information please visit SWEP website or call us on 1300 134 260.

SWEP website

 

Tasmania Community Equipment Scheme (CES)

The Department of Health and Human Services operates the Community Equipment Scheme (CES).

It provides equipment to assist people with a temporary or permanent disability to live independently and safely in the community.

For more information please visit Tasmanian Department of Health and Human Services - Community Equipment Scheme website or call us on 1300 134 260.

CES website

 

Western Australia Continence Management and Advice Service (CMAS)

CMAS is a program managed by Silver Chain continence clinics on behalf of WA Health and the Disability Services Commission (DSC).
CMAS was established to provide residents of Western Australia access to continence nurses who can offer personal, confidential advice on managing and improving incontinence symptoms.
For more information please visit Sliver Chain CMAS website or call us on 1300 134 260.

Sliver Chain CMAS - Continence website

 

Northern Territory Disability Equipment Program (DEP)

The Disability Equipment Program (DEP), previously known as the Territory Independence and Mobility Equipment Scheme (TIMES), aims to provide prescribed equipment, aids and appliances to assist eligible residents of the Northern Territory with a permanent or long term disability, to enhance their safety and independence, and to assist them to live and participate in their community.

For more information please visit Northern Territory  Department of Health - Disability Equipment Program website or call us on 1300 134 260.

DEP website