SUPPORTED LIVING IN RUTHERFORD
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 Rutherford. 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 are able to attract and keep a team of the highest standard.
Our team is fully committed to reconciliation and we are inclusive of diversity.
Home Care Packages Unique to Your Needs
The Australian Government has a programme known as the Commonwealth Home Support Program designed for senior Australians aged 65 plus and 50 plus ATSI, to support them to stay living at home. This is also known as CHSP.
Support includes the following aspects of living:
- Meal preparation
- Yard maintenance
- Household help including laundry
More complex needs would be better supported by a Home Care Package (HCP). Packages vary between Levels 1 to 4, designed to meet the support needs depending on the person’s needs.
- Household chores
- Assisting with personal care needs
- Meal preparation
- Social support
- Personal safety needs
- Garden and Lawn care
- Home modifications including ramps and rails
- Health and wellbeing support
Care and Support – NDIS
People living with disabilities under the age of 65 can be fully partnered through the National Disability Insurance Scheme to achieve all their life goals and live the life they deserve.
Our police-checked team is dedicated to partnering you with care and support to live your best life. We will work hard to ensure that you are supported with a range of services designed around your unique needs and situation. You will always feel well cared for and fully supported by a team you can trust.
Your support coordinator (or you or a family member) will manage your services and make the most of your care plan. Your needs will be carefully met with the right degree of support to help you reach your personal goals.
We can help you with the following:
- Assistance with grooming including showering, dressing and shaving to look and feel your best.
- Support with taking your medication
- Meal preparation
- Domestic support for a safe and tidy home
- Home modifications to move around confidently and with safety
- Therapeutic support to achieve personal independence
- Wheelchair or scooter prescriptions
- Training and assistance to use public transport
- Support to get your driver’s licence
- Help to start volunteering and joining community initiatives
- A hand with mastering social media and electronic devices like your smartphone or iPad
- Developing personal skills like cooking and cleaning
You can count on our support and care to develop and grow your life to become as independent as possible and make the most out of life.
Try our Meals on Wheels
You may have heard about Meals on Wheels and are keen to learn more about these handy and nutritious meals, delivered throughout Rutherford to your front door and ready-to-heat and enjoy.
Our meals are prepared following the Australian Dietary Guidelines, so you know they are good for you. Our team follows very strict hygiene and infection controls and delivery is contactless. This guarantees you peace of mind and the freedom to just enjoy the excellent meal options available.
Our menus are available online and can be downloaded for easy reference.
We offer vegetarian options, pureed meals and gluten-free choices. You can choose from breakfast, lunch and dinner options with tasty soups and delicious desserts as well. Our meal sizes are matched to your appetite and need. There are no hidden contracts, you can order as often or as little as you like, and our meals are delivered by a police-checked team for your safety and security.
Start the Conversation Today
Reach out to our Rutherford team to start a conversation. We are waiting for your call and look forward to the opportunity of discussing your needs. Our team is fully trained, committed and passionate about what we do. We look forward to supporting you in the safe and familiar setting of your own home. Call us today to see how we can help.