Your Care Manager works with you to create your Care Plan and is then responsible for managing your supports funded by your Home Care Package. Your care manager is an expert of the aged care system and is there to work with your budget to ensure you have enough funding to have the support you need, and are also able to advocate for re-assessments with My Aged Care if your care needs change.
From your personalised care plan, your care manager can then arrange care workers to support you in the ways you need it. Beyond arranging care workers, your Care Manager can also arrange:
As an approved provider of in-home aged care, Home Care Assistance Newcastle are dedicated to upholding the rights of seniors. Thus our care planning is centred around enshrining both your rights, and your specific needs, as well as giving us an opportunity to learn about your life story and what makes you, you.
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Every client is allocated one of our amazing care managers to help them with their specific needs. All of our care managers have experience with aged care, whether it be working hands-on in the industry or supporting their own loved ones. This means we understand the unique challenges of providing exceptional care at home.
We are able to offer an incredible insightful clinical opinion for our more complex in needs clients. Our registered nurses look after our Level 3 and 4 clients, and regularly see and manage clients wound care and transition from hospital to home.
At Home Care Assistance Newcastle, we prioritise your safety and comfort. Collaborating with experienced occupational therapists and allied health professionals, we conduct thorough assessments to identify and implement necessary adjustments. From installing handrails and ramps to adapting bathrooms and bedrooms, our focus is on enhancing safety and accessibility, ensuring your home remains a haven of comfort.
Your home care package, with the correct documentation and procedure, can fund a wide variety of mobility aids to support your independence and safety. We work with a number of local Occupational therapists and mobility aid distributors to ensure our clients has the tools they need to be comfy and safe at home.
Meal delivery is a reliable and helpful option for many seniors to maintain a healthy diet without the stress. Alternatively to meal preparation with care worker, these services are partially covered with a home care package and require a partial payment form the client.
For a bit of guidance or immediate help, we’re here for Novocastrian seniors in search for quality aged care to support them in the next chapter of their lives.