• In Home Support Services

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    2016 Winner AACQA Better Practice Award in Clinical Care/Medication Management

    Resthaven’s Home Support Services provide in-home assistance to help you stay living at home.

    Resthaven home support services are tailored to reflect your needs, choices and interests. Working together with you to offer both long and short-term support, we offer Home Care Packages for Levels 1 – 4.

    We offer quality, professional services, either in the privacy of your own home, or out and about in your local community.

    Services are delivered by our trained staff in a way that supports your choices and independence, respects your privacy and provides peace of mind.

    To find a service near you, call 1300 13 66 33

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    To enable the best possible quality of life, a case manager will partner with you to develop appropriate, individualised care plans, that consider your circumstances, and provide you with services that will optimise your allocated funding, meet your preferences and needs, as well as meeting legislative requirements.

    How much does it cost? Find out more

    Discover more about our Home Support Services.

    Whether you are looking for a little help around the house, or just need some assistance until you are back on your feet, we can support you.


    View our Home Care publications

    Domestic services that will help you around the home include:

    • House cleaning
    • Laundry
    • Light gardening
    • Meal preparation
    • Shopping and bill paying
    • Help with pets
    • Minor home maintenance
    • Advice about in-home equipment

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    They don’t just take over but let you do things independently. That’s the whole attitude; let you do things that you can, but they do say, ‘Let us know if you can’t.’ – Resthaven client

    • Medical and hospital visits
    • Shopping
    • Social outings, family events and support
    • Appointments

    We assist you in self-care, supporting you in maintaining your independence.

    Tasks include:
    • Showering/washing
    • Dressing and grooming
    • Taking or applying medications
    • Continence management

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    Benefit from joining an exercise group, or learn to manage chronic conditions, such as stroke, Parkinson’s, heart health, diabetes, or arthritis.

    Resthaven’s qualified and registered allied
    health professionals can support your
    independence, providing services with a
    preventative, maintenance, or restorative focus.

    Rehabilitation and Therapy may include:

    • Occupational Therapy, Podiatry, Physiotherapy
    • Day or overnight respite
    • Medication management
    • Nursing in-home
    • Speech pathology
    • Counselling and social support

    Learn more about Rehabilitation and Therapy at Resthaven

    Exercise and Wellness Activities may include:

    • Individual or group therapy
    • Exercise classes
    • Tai Chi/Chi ball
    • Water exercises (aquatherapy)
    • Nutritional advice
    • Self-management of chronic conditions, such as Parkinson’s, stroke or pulmonary conditions, arthritis and diabetes

    Learn more about exercise and wellness at Resthaven

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    We work with you to stay involved with family, friends and the community.

    Services include:

    • Individual support for outings, hobbies, exercise classes, visiting family and friends.
    • Group activities at one of our Community Services branches or in a community setting, based on your interests.
    • Dementia support including specific support for those living alone with memory loss
    • Parkinson’s Support Group

    Learn more

    Download the Community Services group program activity timetable and schedule

    Respite group and Onkaparinga office (54)

    ‘I do a social support program on the weekend. I really value that. You know the weekend can be tough to get support or things to do, so I think that’s really innovative and imaginative … oh … and it’s just really well organised’. -Resthaven client

    We provide respite to support carers, to enable them to sustain their physical and emotional health.

    Respite can be in the carer’s or client’s home, a community venue or at one of our Community Services centres or respite cottages.

    Choose from day respite, group respite, and overnight respite.

    Learn more

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    To apply for Australian Government-funded home support or home care services, including access to Resthaven’s government-funded services, (apart from some services to Australian veterans), contact My Aged Care, on 1800 200 422 (freecall). They will discuss your needs and refer you for an in-home assessment of your support needs. If needed, call Resthaven on 1300 13 66 33 and we’ll help you with a My Aged Care referral.

    To apply for Resthaven’s user-pays, fee-for-service Lifestyle Choices Plus services, call Resthaven on 1300 13 66 33 .

    If you are over the age of 65 and want to apply for subsidised care through My Aged Care, our team can speak with you about the assessment process and work with you to help you apply.

    If you need care immediately, you may want to consider Resthaven Lifestyle Choices Plus. You don’t have to wait for an assessment.

    This is a private service option, offering a range of support on a fee for service basis.

    Find out more

    Did you know you can access affordable home services without assessment or eligibility testing?

    Resthaven’s Lifestyle Choices Plus delivers tailored services when and where you want it, with no waiting!

    Click here to find out more

    Need some help to remain living at home, leading an independent lifestyle?

    Call Resthaven now on 1300 13 66 33.

    ‘The service goes beyond the call of duty. The service is perfect. The time spent with me is incredible.’ – Resthaven client

    ‘The person who supports me is just a blessing. I really look forward to her coming because she is so aware of my needs and so good at meeting them.’ – Resthaven client

    Home care self assessment tool and proposed budget plan.

    If you would like to complete your self assessment and have been provided with a username and password by a Resthaven coordinator please click here.

    If you need more information or assistance call 1300 13 66 33.