Fulfilled Living with Quality Support
Maitland Community Care Services is an organisation specialising in providing people with quality support to experience fulfilled living in the familiar environment of their own homes in Lochinvar. Our resources and funds are channelled into training our staff, made possible by the fact that we are a not-for-profit organisation with no shareholders.
Our police-checked team is trained to the highest standards, to provide our clients with the support they need to stay living at home. We are proud of our strong workplace culture. This means we can attract and keep a team of the highest standard. Our team is fully committed to reconciliation, and we are inclusive of diversity.
Home Care provided safely in your Home
The Australian Government subsides the Commonwealth Home Support Program. This means you pay about 25% of the cost of your in-home care.
This is also known as CHSP and includes a range of practical services to help you with a scope of everything things for example. Senior Australians aged 65 plus and 50 plus ATSI can look forward to continuing to live at home through the CHSP or Commonwealth Home Support Program. Support is practical in nature and provided either day to day or on a regular basis to suit your requirements.
The following services can be included for clients in Lochinvar.
- Taking a shower
- Getting dressed
- Preparing a meal
- Maintaining your yard
- Shopping for food
- Transport somewhere
- Help with household chores like laundry
HCP or a Home Care Package is used to support clients with more complex needs and vary between levels 1 – 4. The package is designed to help meet the person’s support needs and include:
- Household chores
- In-home Nursing and allied health e.g. physiotherapy
- Personal care eg showering, dressing, grooming
- Meal preparation
- Social support
We also provide support for:
- Personal safety needs e.g. alarms
- Garden and Lawn care
- Home modifications including ramps and rails
- Health and wellbeing support
- Equipment to make things easier (e.g. walkers, aids etc)
Explaining the Difference in Package Levels
Home Care Packages are available from Level 1 to Level 4, with each level addressing a different set of complexities:
- Approx. 2 hours per week on HCP Level 1
- Approx. 3 - 5 hours per week on HCP Level 2
- Approx. 7 - 9 hours per week on HCP Level 3
- Approx. 10 - 13 hours per week on HCP Level 4
Note: Travel kilometres may impact on the above
Support Coordinated to Suit You
At the very start, you will be assigned a Case Manager who will help you to make sense of your Home Care Package. You will be able to understand it as they unpack it for you and help you to get the value from it.
You can look forward to an expertly trained and experienced coordinator to partner with you, act on your behalf and advocate to get the service and support you need to live a well-supported life as you grow older.
Your coordinator will ensure that they understand your needs, have good communication with you and set you up to achieve success and the best outcomes so that you can focus on enjoying life.
A Local Team to Support You
Maitland Community Care Services can provide you with support uniquely designed to suit you in Lochinvar. We will partner with you to achieve great care outcomes so you can stay living in your home, safely and independently.
We can provide you with a wide range of practical services. We are a team of locals, so you know we are just around the corner when you give us a call. Being local means, we know exactly where you want to go and how to get you there.
Our police-checked and Covid-19 vaccinated team is trained to the highest standards, to provide our clients with the support they need to stay independent.
Change Your Life – Make the Call
We look forward to supporting you in the safe and familiar surroundings of your own home in Lochinvar.
Take the first step by making a call and reaching out to start a conversation today.
A friendly team member is waiting for your call and will welcome the opportunity to answer all your questions. Your needs are important to us, and we look forward to hearing from you. A single call can change your entire life, so why wait? Call us today.