For older people preferring the support of community care services in their own home, we offer Home Care Packages ranging from daily tasks to nursing care.
Star of the Sea Community Care is a holistic, vibrant aged care service based in Wallaroo, providing home care services by the Catholic Diocese of Port Pirie for elderly people in the community.
Our home care program offers assistance designed by you, and delivered by a professional team of highly-trained care workers in the spirit of true friendship.
A selection of services assigned through Home Care Packages enable people to choose the types of assistance that best suit their particular needs, including veterans’ home care services approved by DVA, and exclusive, private services at a negotiated fee.
Home Care services are tailored to the individual needs of each person, with the focus being on their preferred lifestyle.
Our spirit of community knows no boundaries.
What is a Home Care Package?
A Home Care Package is a selection of tailored, co-ordinated services to meet individual needs and goals, and is generally funded by the Department of Health.
Eligibility for a Government funded package is assessed by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) and Star of the Sea Community Care is able to assist with applications for this initial requirement.
Our Community Care staff will meet with you to discuss the types of care, and services and equipment which can be provided to enhance independence at home.
Home Care Package types
Star of the Sea administers four types of Home Care Packages:
- Level 1 supports people with basic care needs
- Level 2 supports people with low level care needs
- Level 3 supports people with intermediate care needs
- Level 4 supports people with high care needs
People are able to retain independence in their family home and the community, yet still have the best caring support to suit their needs with choice and flexibility.
Range of services
The types of services offered in our Home Care Packages, but are limited to, are:
- cleaning and dusting
- bed making
- clothes washing and ironing
- bill paying
- transport to medical appointments and social visits
- social activities
- window cleaning
- gutter cleaning
- medication management
- complex health needs
- allied health
- equipment hire or purchase
There are many more services and products available that can be tailored to your interests. Contact our Star of the Sea Community Care team for a personal appointment to meet and discuss the support that best suits your lifestyle.