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Services We Offer

FHSS can provide private services for people who may not be eligible for a Government subsidised service or if you are waiting for services on the CHSP (Commonwealth Home Support Programme) we are able to provide an interim private service.
Government sourced funding may be available to you through "My Aged Care". If you need help with this you can call in or phone and we can step you through the process.  FHSS works in conjunction with allied health services to promote overall wellbeing of the client.

FHSS provide a client focused service and match client needs to services. We use a 5 step process of:

  1. Service Planning
    Services are planned regarding client needs and initial frequency required.
  2. Care Service Provision
    Care services are provided by our qualified staff.
  3. Client Reviews
    Our Coordinator reviews needs and manages services for each individual client, at regular planned intervals.
  4. Pathways to Residential Placement

We help you to make informed choices for at-home care, regarding:

We help you to access various services in all categories of care:

Services Offered

The following services are available to everybody and are provided to suit the needs of the client. Services can be sought either as a single service, or in a package which may contain a number of services, over a specific length of time, or on an ongoing basis.

Selection of Services available to you in your home:

Domestic Assistance

Personal care

Social support

Light Home & Garden Maintenance

This includes most gardening and maintenance work that does not require power tools, specialised equipment, or working at heights. Any large tools (eg. ladders, brooms, spades etc.) will need to be provided by the client.

Some examples are:

Other possible Maintenance Activities are open to discussion with the coordinator, provided that they are safe to perform, and that the available staff, are experienced and comfortable to perform the specific tasks. Excessive manual labour, or tasks whose nature present a health risk, will be declined.

Examples are: weeding excessively large areas for long periods, working on unstable ladders, working in excessive temperatures etc.

Respite

Day & Night Respite Care
We can help care for you or your loved ones, while the full time carer is away. Weekend respite is available via prior arrangement, provided staff are available.

Child Care within your home

FHSS offers child care within your own home, with assistance and mentoring in child rearing, or they can help with domestic duties, shopping etc. Please talk to our staff for further information.

Information Services

Information can be collated and provided regarding relevant Health and Rehabilitation equipment providers, for your specific needs, e.g. Walking frames, Toileting aids etc.

FHSS can provide Commonwealth Home Support Programme  (CHSP) funded low care services, for persons over 65 years old, within specific council areas. Please contact My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 to find out if you are eligible for CHSP funding. A copayment is required for CHSP funded services.