If you want to maintain independence in your own home, we can provide support with household tasks and personal care - so you are still in control but feel like you can manage these tasks.
Whether you are over 65 year olds, or younger, we can offer professional, culturally appropriate services which focus on your needs and your choices. All of our careworkers undergo rigorous screening checks prior to employment and we also provide them with ongoing training, support and supervision.
Support we can offer you
Assistance with personal care, which could include
- Getting dressed and undressed
- Having a bath or shower
- Going to the toilet, and care around incontinence
- Preparing meals
- Child care
Home help, which could include
- Cleaning - vaccuming, mopping, dusting
- Laundry and ironing
- Makeing beds and changing linen
From time to time, or at your request, coordinator will visit you at home your to monitor the standard of our service - to make sure you are happy with the support you are receiving.
If you are interested in finding out more about Home Support service, you can contact your doctor, or contact you local branch of CCS Disability Action.
To be able to use the service, you need to have an assessement a Needs Assessment and Coordination Agency (NASC). We are contracted providers for the Ministry of Health, Tairawhiti District Health Board and ACC can also provide services privately for individuals - but you or your family can also choose to purchase our services privately or by negotiation.