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Alpine@Home Community Care Service

alpine@home provides a comprehensive and coordinated range of community care services to meet the assessed needs of individual clients, - from those who need only a little assistance right through to clients who require significant support, including case management

What services does alpine@home provide?

 

 

Commonwealth Home Support Program/Home and Community Care

The Commonwealth Home Support Program is funded by the Australian Government for people over sixty five years old and the Home and Community Care Program is funded by the Victorian Government for people under sixty five years old.


These services are designed to support people to live independently in their homes, particularly those who are frail aged or have a moderate to severe disability. Support can also be provided to the children and/ or carers of these people.

The services can include:

Domestic assistance

Personal care

Meals on Wheels

Home maintenance

Respite care


District Nursing Service

The primary objective of the District Nursing Service is to ensure high quality professional nursing care for people with illnesses or disabilities.

Professional nurses provide individualised care including:

Clinical assessment

Medications/injections

Diabetes education/management

Wound management

Health education and promotion

Referrals to Allied Health professionals

Ongoing�monitoring to assist wellbeing

Packaged care Program

 

Home Care Packages (HCPs) are planned and coordinated packages of care individually tailored to help frail older people remain living in their own homes.


The types of services that may be provided as part of a care package include:

Case management

Personal care

Nursing care

Social support

Transport to appointments

Home help

Meal preparation or Meals on Wheels

Gardening and home maintenance

Advocacy

Allied Health

Activity Group (Social Support)

 

The Activity Group (Social Support) provides a centre- based planned activity program in Bright, Mt Beauty and Myrtleford, to improve and/or maintain the physical, psychological and social well-being of people who are frail aged, or who have a disability. The group provides a range of activities including:

 

Outings

Games

Quizzes

Cooking

Specialty days

Guest speakers

Music

Exercise

Craft

CONTACT NUMBERS

Homecare Hotline: (03) 5755 0142

Please call the Home Care Hotline to discuss your service needs. The Hotline is supported Monday to Friday during office hours, at other times including weekends and Public Holidays the phone will go to the answering machine. The answering machine is checked regularly. A staff member will return your call as soon as possible.

District Nursing Service: Monday�Friday 8.30am�5pm (03) 5751 9374

Packaged Care: Monday�Friday 8.30am�5pm (03) 5755 0138

Activity Group Social Support: Monday Friday 8.30am 5pm (03) 5755 0142