Carers & Support Services

Personal/Domestic Care

There are several services in Perth and regional areas that offer personal and/or domestic care. You can also speak to the Community Services Officer at your local council who will be able to advise you of services in your local area.

AbilityOne
Tel (08) 9367 4400
Website http://www.abilityone.com.au/
Email admin@abilityone.com.au

Ability One can help you employ your own staff to reduce costs and maintain continuity of staff.

Armadale Home Help Moorditj Services
Tel (08) 9399 9511

AtHomeCare
Tel: (08) 9367 4068
Email: hello@athomehealth.com.au
Website: http://www.athomehealth.com.au/

Domestic Assistance, Shopping, Medication Supervision, Nursing / Personal Care, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport.

Auscare Community
Website: www.auscaregroup.com.au
Email: Admin@auscaregroup.com.au
Tel (08) 6364 3917

Baptistcare Hand in Hand
Tel (08) 9247 515

Domestic Assistance, Home Maintenance / Gardening, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Nursing /Palliative Care, Personal Care.

Belmont Homecare Services
Tel (08) 9477 7147
Website http://www.belmont.wa.gov.au/Community/Homecare/Pages/default.aspx
Email belmont@belmont.wa.gov.au

Bethanie Home Care Services
Website www.bethanie.com.au
Tel 1300 883 893

Domestic Assistance, HACC Funded Service, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Personal Care, Respite Care,Social / Recreational Support.

Care Net Community Nursing
Website www.carenet.net.au
Tel (08) 9385 5100

Domestic Assistance, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Nursing / Palliative Care, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical Deliveries, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport.

CareAlot 
Tel (08) 9375 6366
Website www.carealot.com.au
Email info@carealot.com.au

Provides nursing staff, personal care, domestic, companions, live in, sleep over, meal preparation

Carer’s WA  
Tel 1300 227 377 Free call 1800 007 332
Website www.carerswa.asn.au
Email info@carerswa.asn.au

Operates in Perth metropolitan and Regional areas. Provides services, education and support for family carers, including counselling.

Choice One Meditemp 
Tel (08) 9215 3877
Website www.choiceone.com.au
Email medi@choiceone.com.au

Supplies nursing staff, personal care, domestic help

Chung Wah Home Care Services
Tel (08) 9328 3988

Home Care Services: Domestic Assistance, HACC Funded Service, Meals /Shopping, Personal Care, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport.

Comfort Keepers Perth
Tel (08) 9315 2200

Domestic Assistance, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical Deliveries, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport, Includes overnight live-in care; watering of pot plants, feeding & walking pets available.

CPE Group
Tel 1300 883 273
Website www.cpegroup.biz
Email info@cpegroup.biz

Provides  nursing staff, personal care, domestic help, companions, live-in, sleep-over and meal preparation.

ELBA Inc
Tel 9316 9944
Website www.elba.net.au

A not-for-profit organisation started by people with SCI whose primary focus is the provision of care to SCI people to enable them to live independently in the community. They are also able to assist people in applying for DSC funding through the Combined Application Process.

Flex Home Care
Tel (08) 9427 7510

Domestic Assistance, Home Maintenance / Gardening, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Nursing / Palliative Care, Personal Care, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport.

Friends at Home
Tel (08) 9459 7729

Domestic Assistance, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Nursing / Palliative Care, Personal Care, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport.

HomeCare Options Community Care
Tel (08) 9321 5348

Home Maintenance / Gardening, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Nursing / Palliative Care, Personal Care, Pharmaceutical Deliveries, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport, Services available to clients in Perth metropolitan area.

Independent Living Centre
Tel 1800 052 222
Website http://ilc.com.au/

Website has a catalogue of home and community services available to the North Metropolitan region of Perth.

Meals on Wheels
Contact your local council for details about the services they provide in their local community area. It is customary to pay a small cost for meals delivered via the councils’ services.

My Place (WA) Pty Ltd  
Tel (08) 6380 2927
Website www.myplace.org.au
Email myplace@myplace.org.au

Provides help with accommodation support (assistance to live independently in the community) and assistance with employing personal carers.

My Supports
Tel: (08) 9274 7575
Email: info@mysupports.com.au
Website: mysupports.com.au
My Supports is a provider of NDIS supports, including coordination, personal, community and domestic support.

Nursing Australia
Tel 13 10 95

People Who Care 
Tel (08) 9379 1944
Website www.peoplewhocare.org.au
Email  pwcinc@iinet.net.au

Can assist with minor household repairs, gardening, transport and shopping in the Perth metropolitan area

Perth Home Care Services
Tel (08) 9204 7800
Website www.phcs.org.au
Email admin@phcs.org.au

Provides personal care and domestic help

 

Rise Milperra Respite Cottage
Tel (08) 6274 3700

Medication Supervision, Personal Care, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, NRCP funded in home overnight respite service; includes Carers Program.

Silver Chain
Tel (08) 9242 0242 (Perth)
1300 650 803 (Country)
Website www.silverchain.org.au
Email info@silverchain.org.au

Provides nursing care, personal care and domestic help both in the Perth Metropolitan area and in Regional areas.

South West Rural Respite Services
Tel (08) 9751 1077

Domestic Assistance, Meals / Shopping, Nursing / Palliative Care, Personal Care, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport, Day and overnight respite services available; includes NRCP funded services.

Southcare Home & Community Support Program
Tel (08) 9450 6233

Domestic Assistance, HACC Funded Service, Home Maintenance / Gardening, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Personal Care, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport, Includes services for private clients – fee applicable.

The Spine and Limb Foundation (Inc.)
Tel: (08) 9381 0111
Website www.slfwa.org.au
Email switchboard@slfwa.org.au

Provides in-home personal care across Western Australia. Funding assistance via internal and external grants, management of Government-funded hours or private payment options available.

St Ives Home Care Metro South West
Tel 1800 784 837

Sureline
Tel (08) 9339 7500

Domestic Assistance, Home Maintenance / Gardening, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Nursing / Palliative Care, Personal Care, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport.

Town of Bassendean Seniors & Disability Services
Tel (08) 9279 6588

Domestic Assistance, HACC Funded Service, Home Maintenance / Gardening, Meals / Shopping, Medication Supervision, Personal Care, Respite Care, Social / Recreational Support, Transport, Includes services for dementia specific clients, as well as meals on wheels, the sustainable gardens project and younger persons with disabilities.

Volunteer Task Force 
Tel (08) 9318 5700
Website www.volunteertaskforce.org.au

Volunteers can assist with domestic help, gardening and home maintenance.

Volunteer Home Support 
Tel (08) 9331 2933
Email vhs@iinet.net.au

Provides help with transport, home maintenance, gardening, shopping and domestic cleaning in Fremantle, Cockburn, Melville, East Fremantle

 

White Oak Home Care Service
Tel (08) 9301 0299
A/ H Emergency 0413 734 999
Website www.whiteoak.com.au
Email info@whiteoak.com.au

Comprehensive nursing assessment, general nursing care, wound management, continence management, intravenous therapy, enteral feeding, stomatherapy. Further services include home support services, personal care and respite.

Crisis Care

Avivo 

Tel: 1300 620 26708 
Carer Crisis Support: 08 6220 7529 
Website http://www.avivo.org.au/

Offers short term emergency support for aged or younger people with disabilities. The service supports the main carer in the event of critical illness or any other event that means the carer cannot carry out their carer activities. Emergency contact is available 24 hours a day 7 days a week.

Red Cross Carer Respite Centre
Tel 1 800 059 059

Carer respite is a Commonwealth funded program specifically to assist with short term respite options for carers of people with disabilities. This respite can be in-home or out of home.

Independent Living Centre WA 
Tel: 1800 052 222
Website http://ilc.com.au/services/respite-and-carelink/

Provides information on many local services for people with a disability e.g. personal and nursing care, household help, meals, transport and support groups.

Silver Chain
Tel 9242 0242

Assistance with nursing, personal care, home help, independence programs, social support, physiotherapy and podiatry.

Private Care Agencies

There are many private agencies that are able to offer personal care, home help, shopping and respite services. These agencies are suitable for those people who have compensation or continue to receive a regular income. Fees per hour are on average around $35 (Mon-Fri during the day). Extra cost is incurred during the evening, over night and at weekends. Please look up in your telephone directory under nursing agencies, online or alternatively contact the Commonwealth Carelink Centre (tel: 1800 052 222) for agencies in your area.

Carers WA
Tel 1300 227 377

24 hour Counselling Service: 1 800 022 022

Provide support and education for carers living in WA. They offer counselling over the phone plus the opportunity to meet with other carers.

ELBA Inc
Tel 9316 9944
Website www.elba.net.au

A not-for-profit organisation started by people with SCI whose primary focus is the provision of care to SCI people to enable them to live independently in the community. They are also able to assist people in applying for DSC funding through the Combined Application Process

Financial Assistance

Centrelink
Tel 13 2717
Website http://www.humanservices.gov.au/customer/themes/people-with-a-disability

Centrelink provides funding and support for carers, there are specific options available for carers who look after the physically disabled. Centrelink also provides access to publications offering information and support for Carers.

Carer Support

Carers Australia
Tel 1 800 242 636 (counselling/support hotline)
Website www.carersaustralia.com.au
Email caa@carersaustralia.com.au.

Carers Australia is a national network of individual state organisations who provide support to carers. Carers Australia offers support, education, training, and funding programs as well as support tailored to specific topics like youth and indigenous carers. The website has information on the services offered by each State.

Advocacy

People with Disabilities WA Inc (PDWA)
Tel 1800 193 331
Website www.pwdwa.org

The peak lobby group for people with disabilities in WA. It provides a range of services including advocacy and community education.

Ethnic Disability Advocacy Centre (EDAC)
Tel 9388 7455
Website www.edac.org.au

Is a community based service whose core business is to advocate for and empower multicultural people with disabilities.

Disability Services Commission (DSC)
Tel 9426 9200 (Local Area Coordinator)
Website  www.disability.wa.gov.au

This is the State Government Agency responsible for advancing opportunities and quality of life for people with disabilities who are under the age of 65 years. DSC provides a range of services and supports to people with disabilities and their carers often through non-government agencies. The Local Area Coordinator (LAC) is the local support in the community. They assist people to plan, select and receive needed supports and services.

The Spine and Limb Foundation (Inc.)
Tel: (08) 9381 0111 (advocacy services)
Website www.slfwa.org.au