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Community Care

Community Care is a support service to help older residents and residents with a disability remain active and supported in their home and community. The service also provides respite to their carers.

For each client, an assessment officer will then work with the client, their family and/or carer to detemine the needs of the individual and develop a tailored care plan. They will also arrange for access the most appropriate services.

Some of the services Community Care provides are:

Home care

The aim of home care is to maintain a safe, secure, healthy home environment which enables the person to live independently.

The range of services available include domestic duties, preparing meals, accompanied or un-accompanied errand and shopping assistance.

Personal care

Personal case is assistance with showering and other personal care needs.

Respite services

Respite services provide support to carers of frail older people and people with disabilities by giving them a break from their caring role.

The range of services depends upon the needs of the carer and the person they are caring for. Services can be provided in a variety of ways and in a range of locations.

Home maintenance

The Home Maintenance Service can ensure homes are checked for safety and can install rails, smoke detectors, locks on doors and windows.

Contact Community Care

If you have any questions about Community Care or would like to arrange an assessment, contact the Information and Referral Officer on 8571 5503.