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How can Home Carers Direct work for you?

Outings and Companionship

At Home Carers Direct, you can find a carer who can take your loved one on outings and provide them with companionship.

If you are time-poor and can't transport and accompany your loved one to appointments or outings, you can use Home Carers Direct to find the right carer to do this on your behalf, knowing that you can communicate with your chosen carer directly and easily manage all aspects of your bookings from your phone or device.

We all need support as we enter our senior years, particularly social support, companionship and social outings. Choosing to receive care at home can be an empowering decision for the care recipient and their family. Engaging a care or support worker can help your loved one feel socially connected and may improve their quality of life. To get started, you can register for free or call us to discuss.

At-Home Care and Companionship

We know that our homes are a source of comfort and joy, however, your loved one can be at risk of social isolation and loneliness if they are living alone. At-home care can help to decrease that risk and promote a sense of independence and continuity. You can use Home Carers Direct to find the right carer who can provide this kind of social support and, for those who may also need help with daily tasks, they can assist with household chores and daily activities such meal planning and preparation.

There may be times when you, or your loved one's regular carer, may not be available. Whatever the case may be, you can use Home Carers Direct to find a carer of your choice to step in and make sure that your loved one is not alone.

You can get started by registering for free.

Overnight Care and Companionship

Many people will be moving into nursing homes in the coming years as the population continues to age. People are living for longer, and the likelihood of spending time in a nursing home increases. Until that time, you can use Home Carers Direct to find the right worker to care or support your loved one overnight. Having a care or support worker stay overnight provides not only personal assistance but also promotes a feeling of safety and security. You can enjoy peace of mind and know that your loved one is not alone, that they are being cared for without you having to be present.

If your loved one needs help with their daily tasks, then having an in-home carer can make a positive difference in their life and may allow them to remain living at home for longer with dignity and security. And by choosing a carer who is the right fit for your family, you may form lasting professional relationships and improve your loved one's overall well-being. To get started, register for free or call us to discuss.

Personal Care

If you have a loved one in hospital, you can use Home Carers Direct to arrange the personal care they will need in the weeks after they return home from hospital or rehabilitation, for example, you may wish to arrange bookings for assistance with showering, grooming and dressing.

At Home Carers Direct, you can search for, and connect and make bookings with, care workers who provide personal care services for both people with a disability, and the elderly, on either an ongoing or occasional basis.

The personal care services available at Home Carers Direct include bathing and showering, grooming, dressing, meal assistance, help with leaving the bed, getting around the house and toileting.

Palliative Services

Only a small percentage of people have the opportunity to spend their final days with the people they love in the familiarity of their own home. With palliative care services at home, personal carers can help your loved one feel secure at home as they are nearing the end of their life.

At Home Carers Direct, you can find the right personal carer for your loved one, helping them to stay in their own home for as long as possible. A personal carer may support the care provided by the general practitioner or other doctor by providing the following:

  • Personal care
  • Overnight care
  • Carer relief/respite care
  • Companionship
  • Assistance with daily chores

Home Carers Direct can be used as required - either on an ongoing or occasional basis. You can get started by registering for free.

Domestic Assistance

You can use Home Carers Direct for domestic care services, either on an ongoing basis or occasionally as you need help. These services include laundry, cleaning in the kitchen, cleaning in the bathroom, mopping, vacuuming, dusting, linen changing and ironing.

Transportation Services

Using Home Carers Direct is a simple and convenient way to access affordable transport services provided by a care or support worker of your choice.

Simple and Efficient System

Our system is simple and efficient and has been designed to make things as easy as possible for our users, for example, you may wish to arrange a quick and simple pick up and drop off service for hospital or other medical appointments or outings. This way you can avoid the frustration of managing hospital or street parking.

House, Lawn and Garden Services

Gardening can take a lot of hard work, and we know that your loved ones may not be able to care for their own gardens as they get older. Home Carers Direct will help to simplify your life and take some of the workload off you. Many carers using our service can help clients to maintain various aspects of their independence, including by providing lawn and garden services as well as household cleaning and home care. Garden maintenance may include:

  • Weeding and pruning
  • Yard clearing
  • Mowing

Rates and Availability

You can use the Home Carers Direct messaging system to contact your chosen carer directly to discuss their rates and availability. Services are flexible and rates are competitive.

Workers using Home Carers Direct have been thoroughly vetted, carefully selected and are insured. They are all self-employed and are therefore keen and motivated to give their clients a great experience.

It's simple to use Home Carers Direct to find the right home carer for you and to make bookings for services.

Register now for free to get started or contact us with any questions about how Home Carers Direct works.

What our users have to say

  • “Home Carers Direct made setting up my profile easy and I really appreciated the flexibility this platform provided me with as a carer.”
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6 safety features for your peace of mind
  • Verified carers

    Every carer undergoes a thorough registration and screening process.

  • Insurance

    Every carer is covered by market-leading insurance.

  • System intelligence

    Our system prohibits carers from offering care services they are not qualified to perform.

  • Accountability

    We can de-register carers in certain circumstances - e.g., if they have acted inappropriately.

  • Your privacy

    We treat personal information in accordance with the Privacy Act 1988 (Cth). Carers are required to do the same.

  • Rating system

    You can leave feedback and rate your carer's performance, with your rating visible to all care seekers.

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Aged Care

To discuss how you can use Home Carers Direct with a Home Care Package or other funding, call us on 1300 962 522.

Home Carers Direct recommends the following approved provider:

Disability Support

To discuss how you can use Home Carers Direct with disability support funding, call us on 1300 962 522.

Home Carers Direct recommends the following NDIS Support Coordination and Plan Management Service provider:

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