A familiar face that goes the extra mile.
Somerset Home Care is so much more than help at home. We’re local people, providing local care.
We’re here to help, whatever you need.
Here are some ideas
- Help with laundry, cleaning or gardening
- A trip to the shops or help with the groceries
- Transport to community and social activities
- Attending medical appointments
- Nursing, allied health and other therapies
- Help with home alterations for independent living
- Support with showering, dressing and mobility
- Access to our Somerset Day Therapy Program
- Purchasing equipment or home alterations to support independent living
Make every day easier.
With Somerset Home Care, choose as little or as much support as you need. Get help around the house. Share the load preparing meals. Or get a hand with your weekly shop.
Each day designed by you, supported by us.
Live life to the fullest with a reliable, friendly carer by your side. A familiar face ready to help. Making your health and wellbeing a priority.
Enjoy our company, as much as we enjoy yours.
With the same dedicated carer, at the same scheduled time. It’s someone you can rely on.
Make your funding go further.
You may be able to access funding through a Home Care Package or the Commonwealth Home Support Programme, or we can provide affordable fee-for-service options. Let us help you get started – call 1800 960 433.
Somerset Home Care Frequently Asked Questions
How is Somerset Home Care different?
We’re local people, providing local care. As a not-for-profit organisation we are committed to delivering services with compassion and dignity. You’ll have the same dedicated carer, arriving at the same time each week. It’s more than help at home. It’s care and companionship you can rely on.
Will I have the same carer?
Yes, you’ll have the same dedicated carer. Your carer is selected to provide the services you need, in a way that suits you. Enjoying your company, as much as you enjoy theirs.
How do I access funding for Somerset Home Care?
We can contact My Aged Care for you as a referrer to get the ball rolling on your assessment for either a Home Care Package or the Commonwealth Home Support Programme. We’re there to guide you through this process. If you’re not eligible for a package, require a ‘top-up’ on your services, or cannot wait for funding – we can provide care and support on a fee-for-service arrangement.
How much support can I get?
Based on your assessment, you may be able to access entry level assistance on the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) or access funding through a Home Care Package. Home Care Packages have four levels – Level 1 being the lowest support required and Level 4 the highest. While you are waiting for your assessment, we offer care and support via private funding through fee-for-service options. Call us to find out more – 1800 960 433.
Can you help me access funding?
Yes, our friendly Somerset Home Care team is here to help guide you. Let us help you get started – call 1800 960 433.
Do you have a fee-for-service option?
Yes, Somerset Home Care can provide tailored services to suit your needs. An ACAT assessment is not required. This is an option if you are:
- A self-funded retiree or part pensioner
- Waiting on an ACAT assessment
- Looking to ‘top up’ the government-funded services you currently receive.
Call us on 1800 960 433 and our experienced, friendly team can guide you through funding options. Once we understand how you are being funded we will work with you to create a personalised care plan. Your support person is selected to provide the services you need, in a way that suits you. We’re ready to help today, so you can keep enjoying the lifestyle you love.
“I get all the help I need to stay in my own home. They look after me very well.”
Lorna, Home Care client
The freedom to choose
Our friendly Somerset Home Care team can help with your next steps. You may be able to access government funding. Or we can provide services for a fee.
If you already receive home care with another provider, we can help make the transition easy.
We’d love to help and keep you connected at home. Live your life, your way.