Personal Care is offered seven days a week in conjunction with the District Nursing Service. The service includes personal hygiene, nail care, tuck in service and wake up service.
This program also offers a range of other services. These services include implementation of programs such as daily living skills, shopping recreation, socialisation skills, speech pathologist assistance, physiotherapy and hydrotherapy assistance. Special programs are designed by professionals for an individual client with a disability with the home carer with you to meet the goal of the program.
Personal Care services provide assistance at home with daily living for the frail aged, the ill and those with disabilities to help with showering, grooming, dressing and general hygiene.
The program assists families and carers in their caring role.
Monday to Friday
8.30am to 5pm
Phone: 1300 520 520
Birchip: Margaret Pollington
Charlton: Anne Livingston
Donald: Anne Livingston
Sea Lake: Estelle Trembath
Wycheproof: Margaret Pollington
The Aged and Disability Service is flexible in order to meet the varying financial needs and requirements of the client. The Assessment Officer will discuss the cost with you, during the assessment.
This service is directed towards the frail, aged and people with disabilities and their carers. To determine whether a person is eligible, a variety of questions relating to individuals circumstances, including health are asked.
People wishing to use the service, their family or friends may apply. Referrals are also received from other services such as District Nursing, however, it is not necessary to have a medical referral. In some instances different people involved in your care may be consulted to clarify needs an/or health services.
Comprehensive Assessments are conducted by appropriately trained staff, who are sensitive to the needs of persons requiring assistance to determine a person's needs and eligible. When you request assistance an appointment will be made for an Assessment Officer to visit you in your home. They will provide information, advice and assistance in making a choice from the options available.