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Companionship, Socialisation,
Domestic Assistance & Transport

Light housekeeping and meal preparation can become frustrating tasks for those affected by ageing. Right at Home provides assistance for numerous daily activities, as well as basic peace-of-mind services.

Cognitive stimulation
This includes any activity to help with mental stimulation, such as puzzles, Scrabble, Bridge, cards and reading.

Cooking
We can prepare meals or help the client prepare their meals. This may include shopping for ingredients and the preparation of meal plans. We can assist with dietary and nutritional planning.

Light Housekeeping
Light housekeeping can include dusting and vacuuming, packing and unpacking the dishwasher.  It does not include heavy cleaning like washing windows.

Home and Gardening Services
Home and gardening services can include, gutter cleaning, general gardening and maintenance, lawn mowing and pruning, sweeping and clearing leaves, changing lightbulbs.

Laundry services
Sorting out the washing, ironing and your linen cupboard can be a great help.

Organisation
We can help with the planning of our client's activities of daily living. This would include visits to the doctor, hair salon, bank, podiatrist, physiotherapist as the case may be.

Safety supervision
Fall prevention is very important.  Some of the ways we can assist is to ensure there is adequate lighting within easy reach, check to ensure there are no electrical cords or other clutter on the floor that can cause a trip hazard. Remove rugs from pathways or secure them with non-slip backing ensuring they do not cause a trip hazard. See our Fall Prevention Guide.

Socialisation
This includes any activity where the client has the opportunity to get out of the home to socialise like visiting friends, going for coffee or to the theatre, RSL, library, or art gallery, and other similar activities.

Transportation
We can assist our clients getting to and from medical appointments, assisting with being discharged from hospital, travel on shopping and socialisation visits. Transportation can be either with our carer's vehicle or the client's vehicle as the case may be.

Respite care for family caregivers
We can help family caregivers with the essential breaks they need from the pressure of looking after their loved ones.