Home Care Packages
Direct Care Australia is an approved Home Care Package Provider that provides a wide variety of services to elderly people throughout Australia. Our Home Care Packages are intended to assist people in remaining as independent as possible in their own homes for as long as possible. We can tailor our services to be convenient and flexible, providing them for a few hours, on a short-term or on an ongoing basis.
We work 24 hours a day, 7 days a week, 365 days a year to ensure that people can live the lives they desire. To improve an individual's independence at home, we also provide nursing, therapy and restorative care, which might include additional support at home following a hospital stay. Your dedicated Case Manager and team create a personalised plan just for you and your family. Our services can be purchased privately if the individual is not eligible for funding from Aged Care projects.
Consumer Directed Care
Direct Care Australia is all about choice and control.
We are committed to giving people and their caregivers more say over the type of care they receive and who provides it. With this in mind, DCA's top priority is to ensure that the people we support receive regular visits from our skilled, qualified, and nurturing support workers.
We concentrate on developing relationships and trust.
We know how much these simple regular activities, such as preparing delicious meals, having lively chats over a cuppa, going for a gentle daily walk in nature and the nurturing companionship of a regular visitor, can extend the life of those we love.
Supporting Older Australians to Live Independently
If your regular caregiver is unavailable due to other obligations or is taking a well-earned break, we can help. We will collaborate with you and your caregiver to create a tailored plan that meets your specific requirements and preferences.
Transport & Travel
Our Transport & Travel Support services will get you where you need to go, whether it's for a local appointment, a social outing or a special event. Community access is critical to maintaining independence, social connectedness and quality of life, which is why we go above and beyond to ensure you can continue to travel with ease, comfort and peace of mind.
Continue to enjoy what matters most with our support and expertise. Dementia is a complex condition that can be difficult to manage on your own or with only family support. Our qualified professionals have the experience and knowledge to provide tailored support that is responsive to your specific needs.
Palliative Care Support
With our palliative care assistance, you can stay in the comfort of yourown home. Our team of specialists will work cooperatively with you and your family to create a plan that is tailored to your specific needs and preferences. We will provide the assistance you require to maintain your quality of life while also ensuring that you are comfortable and well-cared for.
Post Hospital Support
From specialist clinical care to everyday errands, our team canprovide the assistance you require following a hospital stay. We will work with you and your family to ensure a smooth return to your home and routine.
Our experienced Case Managers will work with you to ensure that youreceive targeted and timely assistance while staying within your budget. They will find you the best service providers and allied health professionals to match your unique needs.
Personal care is essential to independent living at home, which iswhy we provide personal care such as bathing, showering, dressing, toileting, mobility, transfer in and out of bed, assistance in using continence aids and appliances and managing continence. Our team are highly professional in assisting with this delicate and personal care.
Overnight – Active and Passive Support
We provide personal support to help you stay safe and comfortable, assistyou with getting in and out of bed, repositioning, medication and pain management, and anything else you may require. Overnight care is especially important for people with complex health needs and our team of specialists will work with you and your family to develop an individualised care plan.
We can assist you with all aspects of grocery shopping and meal preparation. We can assist you with meal planning and preparation, transportation to shops, assistance with carrying shopping bags or someone to do your shopping for you.
It's important to stay on top of household chores. Our domesticassistants can assist you with anything from laundry to cleaning and organising your drawers. Make a list and they'll handle the rest.
We provide a variety of services such as assisting with social outings,recreational activities, community events and more. Keeping socially active is an important part of your routine and we support your social activities and connections as part of your overall health and well-being.
We will coordinate with allied health professionals to aid and assist in therecovery process, whether an individual requires short-term support, such as post-operative rehabilitation, or ongoing long-term support.
Gardening & Home Maintenance
Feel at ease knowing that your home is well-maintained and looking itsbest while you spend time doing things around the house that you enjoy. We can assist you with one-time, regular or occasional tasks such as gardening, home maintenance and minor repairs, allowing you to live independently and safely in your home for a longer period of time.
Our registered and enrolled nurses can help you with a variety of clinicalcare services, such as medication management, 24-hour on-call emergency assistance, developing care plans, liaising with health practitioners, allied health and other clinical services, such as hearing and vision services.
We assist with medication administration, wound care,continence management, stoma therapy, diabetes care and post-operative care. Our team of staff can provide you with the nursing care and support you need to stay in your home and provide peace of mind to your family and friends.
Palliative Care Support
Remain in the familiar surroundings of your home.
Overnight – Active and Passive Support
We provide personal support to help you stay safe and comfortable, assist you with getting in and out of bed, repositioning, medication and pain management and anything else you may require.
Whether an individual requires short-term support, such as post-operative rehabilitation, or ongoing long-term support, we will coordinate with allied health professionals to aid and assist in the recovery process.