Private Home Support

Flexible home care services to suit your lifestyle

At Calvary Community Care, we offer a range of fully flexible home care options that can be tailored to suit you or your family members’ individual needs. From new mums to older people, our home care services range from a little extra help in the home to 24-hour, fully supported care.

 

  • Showering and dressing
  • Transport and travel
  • Shopping and community access
  • Pet care and dog walking
  • Cooking and cleaning
  • Social visits and welfare checks
  • Support at weddings and events
  • Medication Prompting
  • Personal alarms

Calvary Community Care can help with basic tasks around the home and stay in the home overnight or for extended periods of time. We can also set up personal alarms and motion detectors linked to 24/7 monitoring for safety and security in the home.

Download the Calvary Community Care Services Brochure (605 kB)

Community nurses and specialist support

We also provide credentialed and clinical services for more complex and specialised needs.

  • Blood glucose monitoring
  • Compression stocking application
  • Catheter care
  • Ear and eye drop administration
  • Post Hospital discharge support
  • Medication assistance

How can I access support at home?

Calvary Community Care services can be provided on a private basis, as part of a government subsidised program or a combination of both. Contact 1300 66 00 22 to discuss your options.

Self funded careAll of Calvary Community Care’s services can be booked in privately as a self-funded client. You can also “top up” government funded services with one-off or regular private services.

Call 1300 66 00 22 to book in Self-Funded Support at Home services.

help in the kitchenA government subsidised Home Care Package is an allocation of funds enabling you to purchase products and services to support your independent lifestyle.

Home Care Package services are designed to support your independent living, health and wellness goals and include:

  • Personal care: showering, personal grooming and mobility assistance
  • Social support: companionship, hobbies and community activities
  • Transport: to shops, appointments, social activities or events
  • Clinical care: nursing and other health support
  • Domestic assistance: cleaning, laundry and shopping
  • House maintenance: and modifications
  • Personal alarms: and emergency monitoring systems
  • Mobility, independent living and continence aids

Are you eligible?

My Aged Care provides assessments through an Aged Care Assessment Team.

  1. Call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 and ask to book an Aged Care Assessment
    (Mon-Fri 8am-8pm, Sat 10am-2pm)
  2. ACAT will conduct an assessment and confirm your eligibility
  3. Choose Calvary Community Care as your preferred provider

Home Care Packages

social support playing gamesThe Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) is a government-funded program, designed to help older people remain independent and stay in their homes and communities for longer. The CHSP also provides support for carers through in-home and centre-based respite services.

It’s suitable for those who want to stay in their own home, but need a little help with daily tasks or require entry-level care.

Through the CHSP, you may be eligible to receive domestic assistance, social support, help with meal preparation and transport to appointments.

Are you eligible?

My Aged Care provides a phone assessment and can book in a home support assessment.

  1. Call My Aged Care

     1800 200 422

     Monday to Friday, 8am – 8pm, Saturday 10am – 2pm

  2. My Aged Care team will conduct a needs and eligibility screening over the telephone to identify which programs match your requirements and circumstances.
  3. A Regional Assessment Service will provide a home support assessment.
  4. Choose Calvary Community Care as your preferred provider.

For more information visit myagedcare.gov.au or call Calvary Community Care on 1300 66 00 22.

220x220DisabilityAccordianCalvary Community Care is an approved provider with the NDIA.

Calvary Community Care can provide support with:

  • Daily living at home
  • Transport to activities
  • Housework and cooking
  • Giving your carer a break
  • Pursuing interests, education and employment opportunities

Calvary also provides advocacy and case management.

Disability Services

This program is designed to help veterans and war widows or widowers who wish to continue living at home, but need a little practical help. It’s provided through the Department of Veterans’ Affairs.

The Veterans’ Home Care (VHC) program covers:

  • Personal care: showering, personal grooming and mobility assistance
  • Domestic assistance: cleaning, laundry and shopping
  • Respite care

DVA help for veteransAll Australian defence force veterans who have a Gold or White Repatriation Health Card and their war widows/widowers are eligible for a services assessment.

Accessing Calvary Support at Home services through the VHC

  • To arrange an assessment for services, telephone a VHC assessment agency on 1300 550 450.
  • Once services have been approved, Veterans’ Home Care will send a service plan to organisations such as Calvary Community Care to deliver the required services

220x220HACCThe Home and Community Care program is a government subsidised program that enables older people to live independently at home in Victoria.

Services that can be provided under the HACC program include

  • Personal care: showering, personal grooming and mobility assistance
  • Social support: companionship and community access
  • Transport: appointments and shopping
  • Domestic assistance: cleaning, laundry and shopping

Calvary Community Care delivers HACC services on behalf of the City of Maroondah and the City of Greater Shepparton.