Tasmanian Government Concessions

Community Equipment Scheme (CES) / TasEquip

Concession details

TasEquip provides a set range of assistive technology (equipment) to eligible Tasmanians to safely engage in basic, everyday tasks and thereby support their ongoing independence or care within our community, and also to transition home from acute care or to access required education settings.

To be eligible clients need to have a:

  • DHS Health Care Card
  • DHS or DVA Pensioner Concession Card

and be

  • a permanent Tasmanian resident
  • living in the community, or  required for discharge from hospital and
  • ineligible for Home Care Package Level 3 or 4, Workers Comp, MAIB, or DVA*.

The equipment range includes items such as shower chairs, walking aides, adjustable height seats, hoists, wheelchairs, and electric wheelchairs. Access to TasEquip resources is by therapist prescription only. This is to ensure that the most appropriate equipment to meet the client’s clinical need is supplied.

* Where DVA card holders are not eligible under another scheme. DVA Health Card holders should contact DVA to check their potential eligibility.

For more information:

TasEquip
Phone:

South: 6166 7226
North: 6336 5036
North-West: 6426 2429
Web: www.dhhs.tas.gov.au