• Better Practice Award IE 2017

    In Home Support Services

    AACQA Better Practice Award
    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. We work together with you to offer both long and short-term support.

    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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    • 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

    Respite group and Onkaparinga office (54)

    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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    Anyone over 60 is eligible to apply for Home Care Services.

    Speak with your Retirement Living Coordinator to arrange a visit from our Community Services Team, or call us on 1300 13 66 33.

    We will work with you to tailor a program to meet your needs. This may include planning social outings and lifestyle programs.

    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. We’ll facilitate your My Aged Care or ACAT referral.

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