In Home Support Services
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.
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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.
Need some help to remain living at home, leading an independent lifestyle? Call us on 1300 13 66 33
Domestic services that will help you around the home include:
- House cleaning and laundry
- Light gardening and minor home maintenance
- Meal preparation
- Shopping and bill paying
- Help with pets
- Advice about in-home equipment
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
We assist you in self-care, supporting you in maintaining your independence.
Our qualified staff can help you with:
- Dressing and grooming
- Taking or applying medications
- Continence management
We work with you to stay involved with family, friends and the community.
- 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
- Transport to Medical and hospital visits, shopping, social outings, family events and appointments.
‘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
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.
Exercise & Wellness 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.
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.
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!