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|Hindmarsh Shire Council provides the following services through the Home and Community Care Program - Assessment, General Home Care, Respite Care, Personal Care, Home Maintenance and Meals on Wheels. These programs support frail older people, carers and people with a disability to remain living at home and be part of their local community. |
Eligibility for services is determined following an assessment. A fee is charged for services, according to level of income and also taking into account household circumstances.
We also fund senior citizens centres across the Shire and provide a community transport service in Nhill.
Information and Referral Service
These services are available for the following:
• Specialist Assessment Agencies
• Personal Alarms
For more information
Please contact Aged and Disability Services staff member:
Coordinator – Sally Hawker - Phone 03 5391 4444 or Mobile 0428 517 235
Assessment – Karen Barton - Phone 03 5391 4444 or Mobile 0429 169 767
Administration - Sharyn Salt - Phone 03 5391 4444
After Hours Emergency Dementia service
The Dementia Behaviour Management Advisory Service (DBMAS) Vic has been established to support carers and care workers for advice and specialised support service 24 hours a day.
For futher information - 24hr freecall 1800 699 799