Home Care Packages

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Home care packages allow you to access our services to help you remain safely and independently in your home. At Regal Health, we provide services and home care packages across Sydney to ensure you get the care you need for the life you lead.

For over 55 years Regal has been a trusted provider of in-home care. Regal helps many elderly and disabled with personal care, domestic services, transport and clinical services. Regal puts you at the centre of all we do. Regal can cater for all your needs from domestic services through to the most complex of in-home health needs.

Types of Home Care Packages Available

All of our home care packages are customised to suit your needs. Your specific package may include personal care, domestic services, clinical services, medication support,  physiotherapy, occupational therapy, meal preparation, gardening, cleaning, transport and more. These services strive to help you maintain your independence, as well as keep you safe within your home and help you remain connected to your community. 

Generally, to receive a home care package you must undergo an assessment from the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT). ACAT helps determines both your eligibility and the level of assistance that will be provided by the government. Regal can provide assistance in helping you to arrange your ACAT. 

Once your home care package is approved and then assigned, the Regal Health team can help you put together a home care package designed around your needs.

Choose Regal for your Home Care Package. We cover all areas of Sydney and the surrounding districts.  With Regal, you can rest assured you’re getting the best care possible to provide you with the best opportunity to live safely and independently in your own home. Regal is here to help.

FAQs

What do home health care nurses do?

Regal Home Health care Nurses work with you in identifying what matters to you, liaising with your healthcare team and significant others to assess and plan the care you need to stay at home.  Nurses are expert in assessing and identifying any changes in your health that may need to be addressed.  Nurses support people with their medications, continence, wound care, personal care, bowel management, diabetes, dementia, mental health and palliative care so that they may remain at home independently.

What is home health care?

Home Health Care is an integrated approach to assisting people to remain in their own home supported by their GP and loved ones. Contact us online or on (02) 9264 4555 and we can answer any questions about receiving home health care.

Does medicare cover home health care?

While Medicare doesn’t directly cover home health care, home health care Funding is available through government-funded programmes such as Home Care Packages, Commonwealth Home Support Programme and in the case of disability, the NDIS. If you are a veteran, home health care is funded under the Department of Veterans’ Affairs Community Nursing programme. Please contact us to discuss how we can tailor an affordable home health care solution that keeps you safely at home.  

Why is home health care better?

Home Health Care is a better approach from alternative options because it is affordable and home is the best place for you to remain as you age.  Hospital is necessary if you need acute emergency or surgical care, however, there are many signs and symptoms of deterioration in your health that can be managed earlier at home. Residential Aged Care Facilities are great if you don’t have the support you need at home, however, we know that remaining in your own home as long as possible is ideal and gives you peace of mind and helps to maintain your independence.

How much does home health care cost per hour?

The cost of home health care is dependent on the utilisation of funding alternatives that may be available to you. Regal will collaborate with you to tailor the best plan of care for you and investigate options to secure alternate sources of funding.  

Who qualifies for home health care services?

Home health care services are funded by a whole range of programs from government programs, private health funded programs and individual funding for the care you choose.

What is an allied health assistant and what do they do?

An Allied Health Assistant assists professional staff by visiting clients, preparing written and verbal reports, and helping with personal care that clients or carers may not be able to attend to.

How can allied health assistants help people with disabilities?

Allied health assistants support issues arising as a result of a disability, support the disabled person to manage their disability, and provide care to improve independence.

Is there a need for an allied health assistant?

The need for an allied health assistant arises when mobility and support are required for people to remain at home independently.

What are the limitations of allied health?

The limitations of an allied health assistant are that they cannot deliver therapeutic strategic advice. Speak with us today to discuss any concerns you may need additional assistance with.

Where can I find an allied health assistant?

By contacting our Care Coordinators on 029244555 we can advise you on how best to make arrangements to be supported by an Allied Health Assistant.