Personal care assists clients with their personal hygiene. Personal care is available 7 days a week.
According to the needs assessment, tasks include, but are not limited to:
- Dressing and undressing
- Hair care, electric shaving and personal grooming
- Eating and drinking
- Fitting of aids
- Domestic duties related to the above
Clients receiving shower assistance will need to install a flexi hose. Installation can be arranged with our property maintenance staff.
Medication and Wound Care
Home Support Workers are not permitted to perform any nursing duties such as the administration of medication and wound care. For these services please contact the Home Nursing and Support Services at Bendigo Health on 03 5454 8077.
- Low fee: $4.60 per hour
- Medium fee: $11.60 per hour
- High fee: $47.40 per hour
Fees are determined according to the income of the individual client or the client's household.