NDIS Service Provider Melbourne - Enabling Communities
NDIS Service Provider Melbourne - Enabling Communities
Enabling Communities

Personal Care

Supported Independent Living
Personal care supports relates to assistance with activities of daily living, including assistance with, or supervision of, to achieve these daily tasks. We provide personal care service to include the following but not limited to it.
Personal hygiene, including showering, bathing, oral hygiene,
Dressing and grooming
Toileting, bladder and bowel management, and menstrual care
Eating and drinking
Use of aids and appliances, hearing and communication devices
Mobility and transfers, with or without equipment.
Application of splints, prosthetics etc.
Frequently Asked Questions
The beauty of personal in-home care lies in the flexible and individualised nature of the services provided. By assessing the unique needs and preferences of each person, caregivers are able to deliver a customised care plan that ensures the person receives the support they require to live their best life. Whether it's round-the-clock care or just a few hours a day, in-home care services can truly make a difference in the lives of those in need.

What is personal care and how does it enable communities?

Personal care refers to the assistance provided to individuals with their daily personal tasks, such as grooming, dressing, and feeding. By providing personal care support, communities enable individuals to continue living at home independently and receive the support they need.

What services are included in personal care support?

Personal care services can include assistance with personal hygiene, medication management, continence care, mobility support, and meal preparation among other tasks tailored to the individual's care needs.

How can a carer provide personalised care to someone living with dementia?

Carers can personalise care by understanding the unique needs and preferences of individuals living with dementia. This approach involves creating care plans that are tailored to their specific requirements and providing support that is in line with their care quality.

What is the difference between in-home care and residential care?

In-home care involves receiving personal care services in the individual's own home, while residential care refers to living in a care facility where support is provided 24 hours a day. The choice between the two depends on the individual's personal care needs and living preferences.

What role do support workers play in providing personal care services?

Support workers play a crucial role in delivering personal care assistance to individuals. They help with personal tasks, provide support with personal care needs, and ensure that the person receives the necessary care and attention to continue to live independently.

What are some examples of personal care tasks that can be included in care plans?

Personal care tasks can range from assistance with grooming, dressing, and bathing to specialised care such as nail care, help with mobility, and managing medication. These tasks are personalized to meet the individual's specific care requirements.

How can individuals access quality personal care services in their community?

Individuals can access personal care services through home care providers, aged care organisations, disability support agencies, or community care services. These providers offer a range of support services tailored to meet the personal care needs of individuals.

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