Home Care Assistance

How We Care

Our model of care is centred around highly personalised and flexible care plans designed to meet the individual and evolving needs of older Australians.
  • Hourly Care
  • 24 Hour Care
  • Hospital to Home
  • Specialised Care

Flexible care to fit your family’s needs right here on the NSW North Coast

At Home Care Assistance North Coast, we can provide in-home care services on an hourly basis, or around the clock 24-hour care. Our Care Workers provide support with the basics of everyday living but also have the training and experience to support those living with specific health conditions such as Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s or dust related conditions like Asbestosis. We are also experienced in supporting those transitioning between hospital or other facilities back to home.

Home Care Assistance North Coast Care Workers are rigorously screened including full police checks for your peace of mind. We ensure our team are experienced and passionate locals, who build trusted relationships with families to ensure the highest levels of personalised care.

What kind of care do you need?

At Home Care Assistance North Coast, we understand that a person’s care needs are as unique and individual as the person themselves, and are not static, but can change over time. Home Care Assistance North Coast can provide the following types of care:

Hourly Home Care

Hourly in-home care provides that extra bit of support for everyday activities, allowing a person to maintain their independence and usual routines while remaining in their own home. Our Care Workers can provide this on a regular or ad hoc basis, billed by the hour.

24 hour Home Care

If care is required around the clock, Home Care Assistance North Coast can provide 24-hour care with or without the need for our Care Workers to reside in the home. Those living with dementia or who are homebound due to physical limitations benefit greatly from our 24-hour in home care option and families enjoy peace of mind knowing support is on hand, safety is monitored and their loved one is enjoying compassionate companionship.

Live-In Care

If preferred, our care workers also can provide live-in home care for around the clock support, safety monitoring and companionship. Home Care Assistance North Coast will assign the right Care Worker to your loved one, giving peace of mind and the necessary 24-hour care.

Hospital to Home Care

Transitioning between care facilities such as respite or hospitals can be an unsettling time and Home Care Assistance North Coast understands the value that one-on-one Hospital to Home care can bring. A safe and successful transition from hospital to home can ensure the many recommendations and changes to daily routines are put in place for a successful recovery.

In-Home Specialised Care

In-home specialised care through Home Care Assistance North Coast can ensure appropriate and experienced care for individuals requiring various levels of special care for those living with Alzheimer’s, Parkinson’s and other conditions.

Dust Related Disease Care

Home Care Assistance North Coast can provide the right support and care for those living with dust related diseases such as Asbestosis, Mesothelioma and Silicosis.

Frequently Asked Questions

What kind of care services do you offer?

Home Care Assistance offers home care on a daily and hourly basis. For more information visit our Care Services page.

In what areas of care do Home Care Assistance Carers specialise?

Our Carers are experienced and trained in the full array of specialised care requirements that commonly affect older adults. These include:

  • Alzheimer’s disease
  • Parkinson’s disease
  • Dementia
  • Cancer
  • Rehabilitation
  • Orthopaedics
  • Stroke and other Neurological conditions
  • Palliative care
Why is Home Care Assistance good for older Australians?

Our experienced Carers provide safety, support and companionship.  They are highly skilled and specially trained in emotional support, nutritional guidance, fall prevention, brain-sharpening activities and even light physical activity. We go to great lengths to match the perfect Carer with the individual based on personality, life experience and commonalities.

What is Home Care?

Home care provides older Australians with one-on-one assistance from a trained carer in the comfort of his or her own home. With assistance from a Carer, seniors are able to live at home independently and maintain their quality of life. The personal attention they receive vastly improves their safety, health and happiness.

What is the difference between 24-hour care and hourly care?

With our 24-hour care service, Carers come in shifts and stay with the client around-the-clock, ready to assist with all activities of daily living and ensuring safety all hours of the day. 24/7 care provides service for those people who require close supervision at all times.

Hourly Care is exactly that care by the hour. From a
simple companion visit to transport to your GP or even meal assistance we can help with all areas of your daily activities.

What does it mean when you say “lifestyle” care?

By remaining at home, older family members are able to maintain the lifestyle they have been accustomed to despite needing some extra support. Staying at home with their own possessions and familiar surroundings, they are able to visit the same shops, restaurants, neighbours, parks and other familiar places that are known and loved.

Why is Home Care Assistance good for families?

Home Care Assistance brings peace of mind to families because your loved one is cared for by the best, most reliable Carers. On call to serve you 24/7, we eliminate the effort and worry of finding, screening, paying for and managing a Carer, therefore reducing stress for the whole family. Having an in-home Carer allows family members to enjoy quality time with their loved ones, instead of focusing on stressful day to day needs.

Do you have any brochures or videos to read/watch so that I can learn more about in-home care?

Yes, we have many resources on how in-home care can support a number of situations, including acute or chronic conditions. You will also find information about our programs, such as our Balanced Care Method, Cognitive Therapeutics Method and more.

How can I get more information?

If you would like more information contact your local office for a free in-home consultation or to speak to a professional Client Care Manager.

You can also download one of our Care Guides below to read more about our services. Should you prefer to be sent a printed copy, please contact your local office.

I have questions – is there a real person I can speak with?

Absolutely. Members of the Home Care Assistance
care team are available to speak with you at any time.
Please contact your local office by searching here.

Is there a Home Care Assistance location near me?

Yes, Home Care Assistance has locations serving
most regions of Australia. To find a location near you,
click here.

What is respite care and how can it help family Carers?

Often, a family member or friend cares for an ageing loved one, but performing this role can add stress and pressure on the family relationships. Respite Care is temporary or hourly care designed to give family Carers a much needed break so they can take care of other priorities in their life and prevent burnout.

Home Care Assistance Carers provide excellent help at home. Can they assist in locations besides seniors’ home residence?

Yes. We can visit people anywhere they need care. During hospital stays, our hospital care team can provide around-the-clock companionship and monitoring for safety.

Many residents of Aged Care facilities also hire Home Care Assistance Carers to provide the personal one- to-one attention they deserve.

What happens if the assigned Carer is sick and can’t work?

If your Carer becomes ill or is unable to keep the scheduled visit, our staffing team will work to find you a qualified substitute carer for that time.

Do you have a service contract I have to sign?

There’s no service contract with Home Care Assistance. That means you can use our services for as little or as long as you need and with 100% satisfaction.

How does Home Care Assistance screen and hire Carers?

Home Care Assistance interviews 25 Carers for every one Carer that we hire. We start by requiring a minimum of two years of verifiable experience with excellent references.

Next, we conduct thorough background checks including local and national criminal records, driving record checks and verify eligibility for employment.

Home Care Assistance Carers are covered by workers’ compensation insurance.

How do you supervise Carers?

You don’t just hire a carer. You work with a full Care Team to ensure the highest standards of care are met. Before beginning home care services, the care team creates a schedule and a plan that covers all aspects of appropriate care, and the Carer is fully briefed on the plan. A Client Care Manager will also make regular Quality Assurance visits to ensure the quality of care is exceptional and make changes as needed.

What’s unique about the service provided by Home Care Assistance?

Our rigorous Carer selection process includes an exclusive psychologist-generated test that measures honesty and conscientiousness. We also have a PhD-developed Home Care Assistance program that is used to train Carers with proven techniques and skills for improving and prolonging seniors’ quality of life.

Our emphasis on providing long-term care from consistent, expertly matched Carers ensures quality in care and maintains familiarity and emotional stability.

Home Care Assistance specialises in 24 hour care, with Carers providing assistance, monitoring and companionship around-the-clock.

Our proprietary Balanced Care Method™ is a holistic approach to care based on the scientifically studied lifestyles of the longest living individuals in the world. Our Cognitive Therapeutics Method™ engages clients in fun and effective activities designed to promote long-term brain health.

What makes Home Care Assistance Carers such great Carers?

We start by attracting and hiring the best, most experienced Carers in the area. We screen them with the most comprehensive tests in the industry. But we don’t leave it at that. Home Care Assistance has developed exclusive training programs to provide nutrition and longevity-promoting techniques. We even have a monthly newsletter that keeps all of our Carers up-to-date on the latest insights in the home care industry.

Are You Hiring?

Are You Hiring?
Yes, our team is growing and we are hiring both general staff and Carer positions. To learn more about open staff positions, click here and to apply to become a Carer, click here.

Where can I learn more about being a Carer?

Becoming a professional caregiver is a meaningful and fulfilling job. To learn more about becoming a valued member of our team, click here.

Choosing the right Home Care Provider
Not all home care business are alike. Some may not offer all the services and support you require, so its important to understand who and what is best for you and your loved one. Our Home Care Company Checklist will assist with due diligence and selecting the right care requirements
We help people Live Well, where they prefer - At Home
At Home Care Assistance, we provide customised care to older Australians so they can live happier, healthier lives at home. We champion the needs of seniors with a positive, empowering approach to ageing that celebrates independence, dignity and quality of life. Our Care Workers receive exceptional training, support and resources to deliver an unmatched care experience.

Paying for In-Home Care

Our focus is on creating close, trusted relationships with families and designing personalised plans that evolve to meet the needs of each individual over time. Paying for personalised care can be more affordable than you think!

Personal care and assistance can be covered under government programmes such as Home Care Packages, NDIS & Commonwealth Health Support Programme (CHSP). Please note, there may be a gap and small contribution to pay, as the Australian Government may not fund the full cost of the program.

Contact us today to discuss how we can work with your family’s budget to deliver a complete plan of services.

  • Total Peace of Mind
    We understand the trust you place in us and do everything possible to ensure that the home care experience is worry-free for all concerned.
  • Community Connections

    We are the trusted partner of reputable care professionals within communities we serve. We pride ourselves on connecting older Australian’s to the best care solutions for them - even if it’s outside our service offerings.

  • Elevated Quality of Life

    Our Balanced Care Method™ emphasises a healthy mind, body and spirit. We believe that with the proper car we can help older Australians live happier, healthier and more fulfilled lives.

  • Trusted Expertise

    We are experts in all aspects of home care, from family dynamics to nutrition, around-the-clock care to dementia. We ensure all our team are trained to the highest standard possible and have the support and resources to deliver an unmatched care experience to meet the needs of each individual and their families.

  • Long Term Relationships

    We believe the best way to deliver exceptional care is to focus on building long term, trusting relationships between Carers, individuals, and their families.

  • High Quality Care
    We go above and beyond to deliver high quality care for families who want and expect, the very best for their ageing loved ones.

Let us help you

Home Care Assistance NSW North Coast can help. Call Our Local Team today for your complimentary in-home assessment.

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DEDICATED TO AGEING WELL
Dave and the team go above and beyond to ensure your loved one receives the best possible care
So blessed. Such a wonderful team to take care of me, keeping my life simple and enabling the very best I could wish for. Thank you, Meg and Dave!
David and his team have been outstanding in the help they have offered my father. i would highly recommend them to anyone. First class job!
We have the highest praise for HCA as an organisation, and deep gratitude and respect for the people involved - all the way from Dave & Meg at the top right through office staff and on to the... wonderful warm carers who have meant so much to our mother over the last three years. From our experience HCA offers a service far beyond the general expectations of the aged care sector, and we have no hesitation recommending them. Thank you HCA, for all that you've done for Mum - and for us by extension.read more
The carers who looked after my elderly mother were without exception highly motivated, caring and compassionate. Not only was Mum looked after supremely well, she was provided with wonderful... companionship, a level of independence that would have been impossible without the help of her special carers, and a lot of fun. It is difficult to put into words how much this meant to her entire family! Keep up the good work.read more
The most helpful, caring, supportive and flexible team of people to assist with our elderly loved ones.I am so grateful for all you had done for my Mum.... ❤️❤️❤️read more
We had a couple of unsatisfactory situations with care providers as we found the service unsatisfactory and disappointing. We considered cancelling the idea of any home care service until we found... Home Care Assistance. The BEST ever care. Communication is fabulous, information is succinct and they are affable and approachable. From the first contact with Geoff, to liaising with Kelly, I knew we had found the service that delivers what we expected to receive from a care provider. Thankyou you good people, for your care and consideration of our needs.read more
Our family has benefited from the excellent support and services from David, Meg and the team at Home Care Assistance North Coast for the past couple of years. I had an extensive list of questions... when we were deciding which provider to go with. David answered promptly, and impressed me with his empathy, accessibility (available after hours, weekends), and ability to tailor a package to meet our particular needs. Add to that the best value for package dollars, and it was an easy decision to go with HCA North Coast.The staff employed by HCA North Coast have been excellent. David was able to source staff who were a good match for my Dad’s personality. As our needs evolved, it was easy to change any aspect of the care provided.I am very happy to recommend Home Care Assistance North Coast, for anyone looking for quality care for their loved one.read more
I can't thank the team at Home Care Assistance North Coast enough for their help with my Dad. David led us through the Home Care Package details with honesty and integrity, and they were able to... organise a lawn mowing service as well as a carer to visit Dad.My only regret is that we didn't get to spend more time with the team as Dad has now moved into an Aged Care Facility. Thank you again.read more
I looked long and thoroughly before I selected a care provider for my husband who has dementia. Being with Home Care Assistance for almost a year, has confirmed all my expectations. And more.As a... carer I feel very supported by David and Meg. They are always available by phone or email, and this means a lot. But perhaps the best quality of their organisation is the high calibre and personalised choice of all the care givers they have provided for us - whether it be someone to spend time with my husband or someone to slash our overgrown yard.I have no hesitation in recommending Home Care Assistance - and, indeed, have already done so.Pamela Payneread more
Home Care Assistance North Coast has really put the CARE back into my aged care experience for my mother.Right from the beginning communication with management (David and Meg) has been excellent... with all of my requests and questions answered patiently, promptly and cheerfully.Due to Home Care Assistance's policy of tender care my mother has had hand massages, foot baths and massages, diversional therapy involving music and art, poetry and encouraging Mum to interact positively.Domestic tasks are attended to cheerfully.Blue ribbon service and red carpet treatment for their valued clients. Highly recommended!read more
Our family appointed HCA to assist with care for our father. It turned out to be an excellent appointment.The management and staff were excellent and the carers were outstanding.We highly recommend... HCA to any prospective applicants.We would be happy to field direct enquires about the service. HCA have our detailsread more