Home Care Packages

Mutkin Community Care Home Care Packages provide services to help you stay at home as long as possible by providing services that support your assessed needs. There are four levels of Home Care Packages which are designed to give you the care you need now, but can also be changed if your needs increase later.

We give you choice and flexibility in the way care and support is provided to you and arrange your home visiting schedule that’s is suited to your needs by the Community Care Service team.

The types of services you can access under a home care package include, but are not limited to:

  • Personal Activities: assistance with personal activities such as bathing, showering, toileting, dressing and undressing, mobility and communication.
  • Meals - Meals on wheels, assistance with meal preparation, special diets and food textures and nutritional supplements
  • Continence management: assistance in using continence aids and appliances.
  • Mobility and dexterity: providing assistance to be assessed for and acquire and utilise aids.
  • Nursing
  • Access and referral to Allied Health services inclusive of speech therapist, podiatry, diabetes educator and dietitian
  • Transport to medical appointments, community errands, shopping and attending social and wellness activities
  • Lawn maintenance
  • Domestic home cleaning help

Eligibility

Home Care Packages require clients to be assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT).

You may be eligible for a home care package if you are:

  • an older person who needs coordinated services to help you to stay in your home
  • a younger person with a disability, dementia or other special care needs that are not met through other specialist services.

Accessing the service

To access this service you will need to contact My Aged Care. Visit www.myagedcare.gov.au to find information about aged care and accessing the services that are right for you or call the My Aged Care contact centre on 1800 200 422 from 8am – 8pm Monday to Friday and 10am – 2pm Saturday (your local time, no matter where in Australia you live)

Alternatively ring Mutkin on (07) 40 569 290 and one of our friendly staff will assist you with your request.

Have Any Questions?

One of our friendly staff members is always on hand and ready to assist you with your request.

Simply call Mutkin on (07) 40 569 290 or send us an email.