Personal care assists clients with their personal hygiene. Personal care is available seven (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 My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 or at www.myagedcare.gov.au
The City of Greater Bendigo has frozen the following Commonwealth Home Support Programs Services Fees for the 2020-2021 financial year.
- Low fee: $4.80 per hour
- Medium fee: $12.00 per hour
- High fee: $49.30 per hour
Fees are determined according to the income of the individual client or the client's household.
To access any aged care services please contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 (Translating and Interpreting Service 131 450, National Relay Service 133 677), or visit their website at www.myagedcare.gov.au