We have been made aware that there have been recent reports of scammers targeting Home Care Package recipients via phone.
These scammers often start by offering a better Home Care Package and attempting to lure the client into making a payment of some description, including through the purchase of vouchers.
In one reported case, a scammer advised the client they could offer a better Home Care Package deal and that they were eligible to receive a sum of money, but in order to receive this money they had to pay upfront through the purchase of vouchers.
More information on scam alerts can be found at https://www.scamwatch.gov.au/
Please be aware and report any suspicious activity to CCNB by calling our Care Navigators on 1300 002 262.