Help in your home

and the community

An extra pair of hands

At Burnie Brae, care and connection is at our core, and we do all we can to help and support you to live in the place you call home; supporting you to live independently when health and other challenges might be making that more difficult.

Burnie Brae is a government-funded provider offering a range of in-home and community-based supports utilising Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) and Home Assist Secure (HAS) funding.

Our help at home and in the community services include:

  • home maintenance
  • home modifications
  • light housework and social and shopping support
  • personal care.

Home maintenance

To ensure your safety at home, we provide access to a range of household maintenance services, conducted by highly qualified and screened trade professionals.

Our team match and arrange the most suitably qualified and/or experienced professional to visit your home and perform essential maintenance and repairs, such as:

  • garden and lawn maintenance
  • minor home maintenance and repairs, such as security doors and plumbing issues
  • installation and maintenance of smoke alarms
  • information about falls prevention and home security.

Home modifications

Our home modification program helps to increase and maintain your ability to move around your home safely and independently.

Our team works with highly qualified and skilled occupational therapists, physiotherapists and other allied health professionals to find the most suitable tradespeople to instal modifications around your home or property. These can include:

  • installing easy access taps
  • installing grab rails in the toilet, bath and/or shower
  • installing a ramp or door wedge
  • providing advice on areas of concern regarding the safety of your home.

Light housework and social and shopping support

Our team of trained and experienced in-home support staff are passionate about ensuring your home is safe and clean, and you can remain connected to the community.

We can assist with:

  • general light housework, including making beds, laundry and basic ironing, vacuuming and mopping
  • unaccompanied shopping to deliver essential purchases to you while you stay comfortable at home
  • accompanied activities such as shopping and appointments, companionship social outings, escorts to events.

Personal care

We provide personal care services to help you maintain your health and personal hygiene safely and privately.

Our services include:

  • help with bathing, showering and toileting
  • help with dressing and undressing
  • assistance with getting in and out of bed
  • help with washing and drying hair and shaving
  • reminders to take your medication.
To learn more about these services and supports, including eligibility and costs, contact us today on 07 3624 2121.

Alternatively, you are welcome to fill in an online enquiry form below and one of our care experts will be in touch as soon as possible.

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