In seeking to find out about wig subsidies around Australia, we have learned that every state is different - no surprises! What we have learned about wig subsidies for South Australia is as follows:
The Department for Families and Communities (DFC) Equipment Program does provide wigs for eligible clients.
I have attached the DFC Equipment Program information as well as the clinical guidelines for wigs. There are three pathways for the Equipment program - the client will need to be a client of either:
- Disability SA
- Domiciliary Care SA or
- Metropolitan Equipment Scheme (MES).
I have attached the information on MES. Still trying to figure out if there is any help for children
Click here for information from the various government bodies (pdf and word documents):
As more information comes to light about wig subsidies, wig rebates, etc we will post more information - Stay tuned!