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Depending on your needs, personal care can mean a lot of different things.
For some NDIS participants, all that’s required is having a personal care assistant a few times a week to help attend appointments or access the community. While for others, personal care assistance with tasks such as bathing, toileting and meals is a daily occurrence.
Whatever your needs, the skilled team of personal care workers at SeenCare can help you live independently and thrive in the community.
Personal care can involve direct assistance and/or supervision of various personal tasks related to daily life.
While many people only think of personal care assistance as happening in the home, it can also be provided in various other settings.
Examples of non-home environments where personal care may be required include:
In general, if a disability support worker is helping you with personal activities like bathing and showering, or moving around your home or the community, they are providing personal care assistance.
The duties of a personal care worker might involve several different categories of tasks, such as:.
A personal care attendant can help with various aspects of personal hygiene, such as:
Aspects of toileting personal care services can assist with include:
Eating and drinking are activities many people require assistance with. A personal care worker can:
Help to access the community is an often overlooked aspect of personal care. Eligible NDIS participants can get funding for:
Sometimes you might need support to use assistive technology. Examples of such support include:
The level of personal care support provided for mobility can vary substantially between people. It may involve:
NDIS personal care providers can help people with disability perform various health-related activities, such as:
If you are living with a disability that prevents you from undertaking certain personal care tasks independently, you can ask the NDIS for funding to purchase supports.
When evaluating your application for personal care assistance, the NDIS will consider:
If approved for funding for personal care assistance, you can then approach an NDIS provider agency like SeenCare to hire a personal care worker.
At SeenCare, we specialise in providing NDIS services like personal care, in-home nursing and overnight care to NDIS participants in Melbourne with coexisting disability and medical needs.
Our team is made up of experienced disability support workers, personal care assistants, nurses and bulk billing GPs. And we all work together to help NDIS participants live independent, self-directed lives in the community.
We’re a fully registered NDIS provider with the NDIS Quality and Safeguards Commission. So, when you choose SeenCare as your personal care provider in Melbourne, you can be assured we will: