Explore all your service options under the various government subsidised packages and under private care. These services operate in Western Australia, Queensland, New South Wales, Victoria, the Northern Territory and the Australian Capital Territory.
We can lend a hand with housework and home maintenance, whether it be making the bed, doing the laundry and ironing, mowing the lawn or handy man visits.
Also ask about special
services like a spring clean, organising your paperwork or a yard clean up.
Here are some of the services you might consider:
We can help you look and feel your best for everyday or special occasions with a range of personal assistance services. We can help with:
We can assist with transport to help you get to your appointments or run errands or just to keep you company and enjoy activities in your local area.
Here are some of the types of services you might enjoy:
Fancy some company with a familiar face? Enjoy a cuppa and a chat with one-off or regular visits from your St Ives Home Care support staff. Rediscover a favourite pastime at home, get out and about or catch up with friends.
You can discuss the things you are interested in with your support worker or case manager so that we can offer services that most enhance your social life.
Visits and outings might include:
We can make meals with you, plan a nutritious menu for the week around your dietary requirements, order meals online e.g. Meals on Wheels, or help with food shopping to make eating well that little bit easier.
Helping you prepare meals can start with a quick sandwich for lunch through to a hot cooked meal.
We can help with:
All home care package recipients enjoy coordinated care from a dedicated case manager. Case managers work with clients and their families to help you get the most out of a home care package budget and to help you understand all the decisions you have available to you, to best support you in making well informed choices.
Under Consumer Directed Care, you have control about how little or how much input you would like from your case manager.
Case management services may assist with some of the following:
There are many new technologies and types of equipment being developed to help with daily life activities that you may be able to access under a home care package.
Assistive Technology is defined as any item, piece of equipment, or product system, whether acquired commercially, off the shelf, modified, or customised, that is used to increase, maintain, or improve functional capabilities of individuals to live safely and independently.
Assistive Technology encompasses low tech and high tech aids including computers, products, devises and services to assist with safety, independence, falls prevention and management, mobility, cognitive function, social inclusion, communication and and/or accessibility problems as a result of a disability, health-related condition or ageing to maximise independence, confidence to achieve personal goals and offer reassurance for families and carers while maintaining quality of life and wellbeing.
Some examples of technologies and equipment that may help with enhancing independence at home include:
You may need an assessment and referral for assistive technology which is usually prompted by your case manager but involves a clinical team and usually an allied health professional.
Arrange for allied health services at home such as podiatry, physiotherapy, occupational therapy, speech pathology or dietetics.
Some allied health services include:
Should you need it we can provide a full range of home-based nursing care from falls prevention, assistance with medication or checking blood sugar levels to wound dressings, continence management, stoma care, palliative care and more.
Our registered and enrolled nurses can help with:
You can access a break for a regular carer, or someone providing informal care and support to an older person living at home, through various government subsidised programs.
This care might be accessible as a regular service or as a one off or emergency services and is designed to enable the carer to get a little break from their regular caring role and give the carer relationship some breathing room.
Respite at home can be delivered in different ways such as:
Please ask us about your options to access respite services outside of the home setting. Depending on where you live, we may be able to offer you extra respite through programs such as the Day Respite Program in the south metropolitan suburbs of WA.
We can also assist you in accessing additional services should you need them.
Entitled ex-service Australians, as well as war widows and widowers can access specialist in-home clinical nursing and personal care from St Ives Home Care through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) Community Nursing Program.
This program caters for the clinical care needs of veterans and their families so they can continue to enjoy life at home.
Some of the services available under this program include:
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