Burnie Brae Home Maintenance Service provides subsidised assistance for essential maintenance and repairs for eligible clients who are 60 years and older or younger people with a disability who are living in their own home. For eligible clients, work is undertaken by Burnie Brae staff or approved contractors.
Type of Assistance
Work is assessed on whether it affects your health, safety or security. It may include:
Repairs to sticking Windows & Doors
Installation of security doors, deadlocks and grills
Installation of smoke alarms
Installation of rails to bathroom, toilet or steps
Repairs to uneven paths or steps
Small ramps and door wedges
Clearing / repairs to blocked sewer, burst water pipe, or leaking toilet / taps
Replacement of faulty light switch or power point and installation of Safety switch / Sensor light
Repairs to fridges, stoves, washing machines
Home Security Service
This is a service for the community and members, providing FREE information and assessment of Home Safety and Security. An assessment will be carried out by a staff member who is trained to identify potential risks and recommend solutions.