Our Homecare Services
We review a families needs and work closely with the client and their family to develop an individualized care plan to manage the persons. This includes the following:
- Personal care (bathing, dressing, continence care and transfers.)
- Meal preparation or delivery
- Light household chores
- Prompting Medication
If a client is struggling with everyday activities, companionship is the solution for you. This type of home care worker also often accompanies the client on outings and can also accompany to GP appointments and hospital visits.
Morning and Night checks
This involves a 15 minute security check, morning and night for added peace of mind. A 15 minute call will ensure the security of the home, locking windows and door and setting alarm, ensuring the clients well being.
We understand the difficulties that a family faces when a loved one is in the hospital, particularly if that individual needs constant observation and care. Westcare Homecare offers a sitting services where a carer can sit with your loved one in hospitals/medical facilities and nursing homes.
For added peace of mind for the client and family, Carers will sleep at the client’s home for a minimum of 8 hours. The carer is expected to get a reasonable night’s sleep but is on hand if required.
On a Waking Night our carers are on call at all times during the night and are awake, alert and making certain our client is sleeping or resting and most importantly is safe, sound and secure.
Live in Care
What is live in care?
Live-in care is a 24 hour a day 365 days a week service and allows you or your loved one to stay at home in familiar relaxed surroundings with a carer. This carer will provide assistance with personal care, housekeeping and companionship.
Caring for someone with Alzheimers or dementia can be both stressful and rewarding, we are committed to delivering relevant tangible care and support for people who suffer from Alzheimers or dementia and their families. All care workers are trained in delivering the highest quality care with respect and dignity to our clients.
Palliative Care helps to make life as comfortable as possible for sufferers of advanced progressive illnesses and their families. Our aim is to provide management of pain psychologically and maximise independence. We provide highly trained staff to give supportive care for those with terminal illness.
Cancer Support Service
We recognize that cancer is a disease that touches the entire family. Westcare Homecare provides a variety of support services for clients and their families. We will assist in all day to day activities such as household chores including cleaning and cooking. Our respite services can allow families time to take a break from their role as the main carer for any length of time.
Respite care offers family caregivers temporary relief from caring for individuals with various needs. An essential part of an overall home care support strategy, respite care is offered in an individual’s home or in a variety of out-of-home settings for any length of time depending on the needs of the family.
Physical and Intellectual Disability Services
Westcare Homecare offers a wide range of physical and intellectual disability support services to adults, children, young people and their families. People supported may require assistance in some or all aspects of their life depending on the nature of their disability. They may require assistance with personal care, mobility, responding to high medical needs, personal safety and wellbeing, support with communication, support to access community services and/or to participate in general community life. All these can be done whilst maintaining client dignity and independence at all times.
Discharge Service – Don’t Go Home Alone
This service assists the client and family with discharge from the hospital, casualty or after ambulatory surgery. This service provides a carer to go with the client to the client’s home, pick up medication, and prepare a meal. This service is available from 4 hours minimum to several days.
All of our above services are tailored to suit each families individual requests and needs.