A home modification to enable people with disabilities, the frail aged, and their carers to remain in their home
Aspire Early Intervention is private early intervention service dedicated to assisting you in bringing out the full potential of your child, regardless of the difficulties they may face in socialising and learning language, playing and other skills.
Home delivered meal service especially for the aged and disabled. We cook Vegetarian, Diabetic & Vitamised meals as well.
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The Constant Companion consists of a unit which connects to your telephone and a water resistant pendant worn around the neck at all times. The pendant allows you to summon help without having to get to the phone. When activated it accesses a 24 hour emergency monitoring service. Discounted rates available for the disadvantaged.
ASHFIELD Council has partnered with Ashfield Fire Station and NSW Fire Brigade to pilot a new program of free smoke alarm installation and battery replacement for elderly and disabled residents who are isolated. The Smoke Alarm Battery Replacement for Elderly (SABRE) program is an initiative of the NSW Fire Brigade.
Safety Link provides a 24 hour personal response service for the frail aged, disabled or anyone who may spend time alone. At the push of a button which connects directly to the monitoring centre, Safety Link will arrange for assistance from carers, family or emergency services, depending on individual care plans. There is also a Daily Call option which provides reassurance to people who do not have daily contact with others.
The Aged Care Assessment Team provide assessment, rehabilitation, organisation of appropriate residential and community services, including respite care, for people over 65 years. They approve placement for Nursing homes & Hostels and also Community Aged Care Packages. An information service on Aged Care Facilities is available - Nursing Home/Hostel Information Liaison service (NHHILs), and Life After Placement (group for relatives of people in nursing homes). Comprehensive assessment is carried by a multi- disciplinary team include: medical doctors, nurses, Occupational therapist, speech pathologist, physiotherapist, neuropsychologist and social worker. The team has a continence advisor, who can provide information on the management of bladder/bowel problems. Frail Aged/Ethnic Day Care.
Provision of equipment, aids and appliances on long-term loan, to promote independence for disabled people living at home.
Medical, mobility and general in-home equipment for sale and hire. Rent or buy schemes. Incontinence products.Mobile service
Rental Costs: $65 installation (once only fee), $33/month monitoring fee. Broken Hill installations are done by Far West HACC Services. Coded key boxes also available. **DVA Dr referral to OT, OT does assessment, provides equipment if eligible**.
Rental Costs: $100 establishment fee, $114.35/quarter thereafter. Broken HIll installations are done by Far West HACC Services.
ezySOS Pty Ltd provides a unique and innovative service available to anyone who wants to live independently in their own home - for longer. The ezySOS system provides up to six "panic" buttons in key locations, close to the floor, around the home. When a panic button is pressed, a wireless signal is sent to the special ezySOSphone. This action automatically calls a family member, friend, a carer, or the front desk in a complex to obtain urgent help.
A free service for Burwood Municipality Residents who are frail aged and/or living with a person with a disability and who do not have an operating Smoke detector.
A free service for Canterbury Municipality Residents who are frail aged and/or living with a person with a disability and who do not have an operating Smoke detector.
The CareAlert Smart Dialer immediately dials out to the first five nominated phone numbers of your choice. It is acceptable to use "000" as a final programmed number. If not answered live, CareAlert will proceed through all numbers until answered. The answered number will receive a prerecorded message (by recipient) alerting them to the crisis. Two way communication is possible. No ongoing costs. Order by post, Internet or phone. Extra pendants can be added. Pendant is water proof and can be worn in the shower, 50m range.
Domestic Cleaning and assistance, Personal care, Meal Preparation, Nursing Care, Home and Garden Maintenence, Child Care, Respite Care and Aged Care. 24hour Live-in and Sleepover Care also available. Fees standard Monday-Friday, higher if over weekends.
Personal emergency response service. Establishment fee , monitoring fee. RENTAL or PURCHASE. Personal emergency response alarm monitoring service.
newcastel sales agent for vitalCall. Emergency Medical Response Services - 24 hours access to a trained nurse, every day of the year. Vitalcall pendants are lightweight and water resistant. Vitalcall allows you to summon help - without having to get to the phone. With voice contact by the dialler they can talk to you while help is on the way. Other Equipment available are portable pagers for contacts, special triggers for people with special needs, security key holders for quick access by medical service. Standard Plan - connection fee $279.00 and $415.80 yearly can be paid quarterly. Short term - no connection fee but monthly service fee is $208.00, transfer from short term to standard plan available after two months. Security key holder (Lock Box) Mode 5 telephone socket.
Financial subsidies towards equipment for people with disabilities. Equipment has to be for long term use. Occupational therapist at local Community Health Service or ACAT can do assessments and make applications. For nebulisers a supporting letter from treating GP required. $100 annual co-payment. Assistance also with oxygen and concentrators (GP report with blood oxygen levels under 55 POT and SAT level of 90 necessary to obtain free concentrator). If oxygen is assessed as life sustaining - no waiting time if eligible. Application forms from Community Health Centre or GPs.
Personal alarms for use in times of emergency. Units are available for purchase or rental. Establishment fees and Standard installation apply.