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Care and support at home

Domestic Assistance
Domestic assistance provides support with routine household tasks such as cleaning bathrooms, stripping and remaking beds, laundry, ironing, washing floors, vacuuming, assistance with shopping, and meal preparation.

Personal Care
Our personal care services can help you with activities of daily living which you would normally undertake for yourself, but are unable to due to illness, disability or frailty.
Assistance can include (but is not limited to) showering, grooming, assistance with difficult dressing tasks such as surgical stockings, assisting with mobility and transfers, supervision of medication, helping you to access community activities.

Our staff can assist you in preparing your favourite meals in your home - they can just prepare the raw ingredients for you to cook later, or can prepare the entire meal ready to eat. You choose what they cook whether its an old favorite or something you haven't tried before.

You can also can receive meals delivered to your door from the local Meals on Wheels service. Nutritious meal packages which include main meal, dessert, fruit or soup can be delivered hot & ready to each, chilled for you to warm up at dinner time, or frozen for you to heat and eat throughout the week. Delivery can be daily for hot meals or weekly for frozen.

Kyogle Meals on Wheels service is managed by Northern Rivers Care Connections and are delivered to your door by dedicated volunteers.

If you live in Casino, you can receive Meals on Wheels from the Casino Meals on Wheels Inc. Phone (02) 6662 1217. For all other areas contact the Meals on Wheels NSW head office on (02) 8219 4200 to get the contact details of your nearest Meals on Wheels provider.

Home Maintenance
Our Home Maintenance service is provided to help with minor repairs to your house, garden or yard in order to maintain your home in a safe and habitable condition.
Activities include lawn mowing, garden maintenance, and small handyman jobs such as cleaning gutters, adjusting the height of tables & chairs, applying slip resistant surfaces, etc.

Home Modifications
Home Modifications services encourage independence by improving safety and access in and around the home. Minor modifications may include installation of grab rails, lever taps, hand held showers, simple access ramps, etc.
More extensive home modifications  may include major bathroom and/or kitchen modifications, stair lifts, and large access ramps.  An Occupational Therapy (OT) assessment is generally required for major modifications - this assessment is free of charge for HACC eligible clients.