What Is In Home Care?


As Australia experiences a growing elderly population, the services available to our ageing community are increasing and expanding. Simultaneously, the quality and framework of Australia’s disability services are growing to allow our community to live more fulfilling and rewarding lives.

Fortunately, there is now more choice available to the people in our community who require care services. At St John’s Community Care, we are proud to offer leading care services to our community and ensure that we are delivering the most comprehensive and progressive solutions to our clients.

One of the newest services to gain popularity in the care services sector is in home support.

Essentially, this type of service involves a carer attending their client’s own home to provide support services. In home support services assists people with all abilities to remain living in their own homes by enhancing their independence, quality of life and wellbeing. It is a flexible service that ensures you or your loved one can feel their most comfortable and happy in a familiar environment to them.


What type of care can you receive in your own home?

The particular types of in home care provided by a specific organisation will depend on their own operations model, range of staff, and general service offering.

At St John’s Community Care, we wholeheartedly respect our clients decision if they wish to remain independent in their own home, and we therefore provide an array of in home services to aged care or disability care clients. In recent years, more than 2,500 people have acquired the support of our Queensland in home care services.

Just some of the ways we can assist you in your own home include:

  • Domestic tasks
  • Housework
  • Meal preparation
  • Showering and grooming
  • Dressing
  • General mobility
  • Minor handyman works
  • Home modifications to improve liveability and mobility
  • Transport to appointments or group outings

Our experienced team can also provide help with tasks outside of your home, such as shopping, banking, and social gatherings.  


Will in home care services suit you or your loved one?

In home care services are ideal for ageing people or people with disabilities that want to maintain a degree of independence, freedom, control and privacy. It allows them to stay in their beloved home and familiar surroundings while still getting the support and care they require.

However, in home support may not be suited to every individual. If a medical professional has recommended that you or your loved one moves into an aged care facility or young disability care accommodation, it is important that you adhere to the professional advice. For some people, 24-hour care and support is the best way to ensure a comfortable and safe future.

If you are considering in home care services, you can learn more about St John’s Community Care via our website, or you can contact us today to discuss your unique circumstances. With our passionate and thoughtful team, anything is possible.

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