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Personal Care – Assistance with such activities such as showering, feeding, drinking, toileting, personal hygiene & grooming.

In-Home Respite & Community Respite – Care and support of a client while the primary carer goes out. Respite can include personal care and support with personal tasks such as toileting, washing and changing if incontinent. Providing of wellbeing and support with any other reasonable tasks as directed by the family.

Domestic Assistance – Assistance with such tasks as cleaning and assisting you with shopping and managing your household tasks.

Social support – Assistance to participate in social activities within the community.

Community access – Assistance with social and vocational activities and facilitation of community access through transport and mobility.

Home nursing – Support and assistance with more complex care skills normally requiring the training or experience of a Registered Nurse.

Child care services – Involves supervising and attending to the needs of children for the purpose of ensuring their welfare in the absence of a parent, guardian or other suitable carer.

Palliative care – Providing care and assistance in the last stages of life including personal care, nursing and support.

Care1 is wholly-Australian owned and run by industry-trained professionals who understand and are dedicated to listening to you and meeting your needs. We are committed to ensuring the highest levels of client satisfaction, and provide care staff who are carefully matched to the support requirements of our clients and their families. Our clients also have the satisfaction of knowing that Care1 meets the highest standards of care having Quality Assurance that complies with the relevant industry standards for best practice.

Refers to any paid care and support services delivered to a client’s living in the community. Attendant Care enables clients to remain living at home, to achieve and live independently. People that may need attendant care may include: people with a disability, people recovering from injury, the frail aged. Attendant Care may include, nursing care and assistance with all activities of daily living including personal care, domestic services, community access, vocational support, educational support, child care services, gardening/home maintenance, respite care, palliative care, social support and therapy program support.

Yes, Care1 provide comprehensive checks including Criminal Record & Working with Children Checks on all care workers prior to delivering services to our clients.

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Some informative links

National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)


A government funded initiative that will support choice for people with disability, their families and carers, and put people in control of the care and support they receive, based on need.

Attendant Care Program


Provides portable, flexible and individualised support for people requiring care.

Attendant Care Industry Association


Represents and supports service providers to deliver quality attendant care for the benefit of people with disability or those with complex or long-term care needs living in the community.

Brain Injury Association of NSW


The peak advocacy organisation for people affected by acquired brain injury in NSW – including people with acquired brain injury, family members, friends, professionals, and the broader community.

The Lifetime Care and Support Authority of NSW


(iCare) Provides treatment, rehabilitation and attendant care services to people severely injured in motor accidents in NSW, regardless of who was at fault in the accident.

Motor Accidents Authority of NSW


A statutory corporation that regulates the NSW Motor Accidents Scheme.

Department of Ageing Disability and Home Care


(ADHC) Provides services and support to older people, people with a disability, and their families and carers in NSW.

DisabilityCare Australia


DisabilityCare Australia is the national disability insurance scheme – a new way of providing community linking and individualised support for people with permanent.