Services We Offer

A newly allocated package, allows you the recipient 56 days to select a provider and enter into a Home Care Agreement with them. Those with special care needs i.e. Younger people with a disability, dementia or those not met through other  funding may also be able to access a Home Care Package. A package can provide a variety of things such as:

  • Personal Care

    • CSS provides a variety of personal care and supports including Showering, Dressing, Shaving, Oral Care, Continence support, Medication reminders and dispensing, Meal preparation, transfers including the use of hoists and lifts as necessary.
  • Companionship/Social Support

    • Our carer companions are well qualified, very supportive and understanding. They can provide you with increased freedom and independence, assist you in attending doctors appointments, a visit to your favourite hairdresser or to a friend's place for a visit, or perhaps you would just like some company at your home, the choice is yours.
  • Domestic Assistance

    • Laundry and Cleaning, Meal preparation or assistance, general yard and house maintenance.
  • Respite Care

    • As a carer you may need a break for a few hours or a few days, or you may need help for a short period due to illness or recovering from an illness yourself. In addition, the person for whom you are caring might need a change of scenery, or want more companionship than you can provide.

      Respite care is a chance for you and the person you care for to take a break. This can be at home with care ranging from a few hours a week to overnight care. It can be transport to an appointment or social outing, help with shopping and bill paying, or just providing some companionship for a period of time.

      This can be provided in the short term, or as a regular ongoing opportunity, either in your home or in one of our respite facilities.

  • Transport

    • CSS staff will transport you to and from things such as:
      • Medical and other health related Appointments;
      • Shopping, have you hair done, or coffee with a friend;
      • Attend functions or social activities, in and around your community
  • Cost

    • The cost depends on the number of care services you need, your income, and your eligibility for government subsidies. We will be able to help you with this during the assessment process.
    • However our competitive rates start at $41 per hours (inclusive of GST) 
    • CSS also offers a fee for service for those whom may not be able to access funding at reasonable rates.
    • Services can be delivered by themselves or as a package if you require more than one service type.