Last week Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt AM dropped by Peter Anderton Centre in Forrestfield.

The Minister met clients and staff, having a great afternoon singing around the piano.

Minister Wyatt drops in

The Minister announced funding for a range of organisations. Rise received $465,337 in Federal funding for the expansion of home maintenance.

The total amount of funding announced for WA was $2.1million. This is for the State’s Home and Community Care (HACC) program.

The funding is part of a $309 million commitment to the Home and Community Care program across WA, including $187.9 million from the Australian Government and $121.7 million from the WA Government.

Peter Anderton Centre

Rise began delivering City of Kalamunda’s HACC services from July. The Shire’s existing 725 HACC recipients, staff and volunteers were given the opportunity to transition to Rise.

Rise services

Rise provides a number of services for the aged, people with a disability, mental health and youth. For more information visit our website.