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Aged Care Services

Post-hospital Care

If you're finding your way back to health after a serious illness, need help following major surgery or treatment, or simply require assistance to continue living independently at home, Care Direct is here for you.

We're dedicated to offering top-notch care that ensures you and your family can rest easy, knowing every need is looked after. We take the time to understand your specific requirements and tailor a care plan just for you. Our team of professional nurses, including registered nurses, enrolled nurses, and assistant nurses, are committed to providing the highest standard of care.

Additionally, Care Direct has a general practitioner (GP) who works in collaboration with your own family doctor to support your care. This blend of medical and supportive services by Care Direct aims to make your move from hospital to home smoother and safer, ensuring you're well cared for every step of the way.

We offer the following services:

  • Community nursing.

  • Assistance with household tasks (light cleaning, cooking, doing laundry, ironing, changing bed linen, cleaning freezer, fridge and stove).
  • School drop-off and pick-up.
  • Transportation to appointments, shopping and social activities.
  • Running errands and shopping with clients or on their behalf.
  • Assistance with collecting mail and paying bills.
  • Carer respite.
  • Garden maintenance.
  • Welfare checks—either by phone or home visits.
  • Medication reminders and prompting.
  • Communication coordination between service providers.
  • Handover to carers and from hospital discharge facilitator.
  • Personal care.
  • Assistance with hygiene including tooth brushing, shaving, showering and hair care.
  • Assistance with dressing.
  • Assistance with mobilisation activities including turning, transferring, exercising and walking.
  • Continence care.
  • Assistance with feeding.
  • Companionship and social support.
  • Referral to other service providers as needed.