Home care

Helping older people stay at home

For over 160 years, UCWB has been helping older people with a range of support services and earned a reputation for being friendly, respectful and reliable. Today, our individual, tailored Home Care Services give older people the choice and control to live well in their own homes and remain in control of their lives. Home Care Services can provide help around the house and garden and assistance with transport and social support. And for those who require, our services can also include help with personal care.

Home care

Information and advice

The Australian aged care system can seem quite daunting for anyone who is not familiar with all the key terms, acronyms and services or the steps required in order to access services. We can help you know where to start and find out what is available.

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Home care funding options

While we offer our services on a on a competitive privately funded basis, you may be eligible for a  government-funded home care package to assist you with the costs of these.

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How to access home care services

There are a number of ways to access home care services. You may choose to apply for government-subsidised services, in which case you are required to undergo an assessment. Alternatively, you may choose to pay privately and begin receiving services immediately.

My Aged Care assessment

The first step towards receiving Home Care Services is to be assessed for a Home Care Package by My Aged Care.

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Home care services

Home Care Services include help around the house and garden and with transport and social support. And for those who require, it can also include help with personal care.

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Our Community

We offer a range of opportunities to continue to do what you love or learn something new and can provide transport and support to help you get out and about and make new friends. Choose from craft, games and wellness groups, or join us for a day out at one of our movie events or day trips.

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