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RACF Telehealth Support Grants

The PHN is pleased to offer a round of Residential Aged Care Facilities (RACF) Telehealth Support Grants. These grants are designed to provide supplementary support to RACF’s to improve telehealth opportunities for residents. By increasing the availability of telehealth within facilities primary care providers such as GPs and Allied Health professionals may be able to provide more patient care via telehealth benefitting the residents, RACF staff and the primary care providers.

The RACF Telehealth Support Grants are $5,000 ex gst per residential aged care facility. Funding may be spent on IT Hardware or Software to support telehealth consultations such as:

  • Webcams
  • Laptops
  • Ipads
  • Headsets
  • Speakers
  • Network boosters
  • Software
  • Trolleys to enable mobile telehealth station set-up

The application process is a simple online form accessed below and once processed the grant payment will be made within 15 working days.

For further information please contact Hannah Lane via email to hlane@thephn.com.au

Selection Criteria

  • To be eligible the organisation must be within the Hunter New England and Central Coast PHN region.
  • To be eligible for the grant the organisation must complete the online application form, supplier form and provide an invoice as instructed.
  • The applicant must provide a short, up to 50-word, description of what they will use the funding on.
  • The applicant must tick the declaration box stating the funds will be spent within accordance of the guidelines, and they will endeavour to provide a short summary report of what the funding was utilised for and the impact it had.

Terms and conditions

The following terms and conditions will apply to all successful grantees:

  • HNECC PHN Terms and Conditions will apply,
  • Applicants must be incorporated organisations, or partnered with an incorporated organisation or local government entity (which will receive and manage the grant).

Upon receipt and approval of your application your grant funds will be deposited into the nominated account within 15 working days.
The payment will be from HNECC Ltd.

Grants close June 10, unless grants exhausted prior.

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