HammondAtHome

At HammondCare it is our privilege to assist older people like Norma, and people living with dementia and other complex health needs, to remain at home. Support for carers and families is also provided.

Please visit the Contact page if you would like further information about any of our services.


Home Care Packages

A Home Care Package is a coordinated package of services tailored to meet a client's specific care needs. Home Care Packages provide older people with an alternative to moving from their home to a residential care facility. A range of care services can be provided as part of a Home Care Package, including care services, support services, clinical services and other services to support people to remain living at home for as long as possible.

There are four levels of home care packages. Levels of care differ depending on assessed need.

HammondCare offers this service in the following regions of NSW: Central Coast, Central West, Hunter, Illawarra, Northern Sydney, South East Sydney, South West Sydney and Western Sydney.


Services to support carers

Respite Cottages

Respite Cottages offer carers of frail older people and older people living with dementia the opportunity to have a break from their usual caring role. The cottages offer short-term overnight respite care for your loved one in a community setting. Since HammondAtHome Respite Cottages are small, welcoming suburban homes, they have the flexibility to offer creative, individualised care.

The service is available to people living in the Northern Sydney or Central Coast areas who are primary carers of frail older people, including people living with dementia.

HammondCare offers this service in the following regions of NSW: Central Coast and Northern Sydney.

Social Clubs and Day Centres

Social Clubs and Day Centres provide a variety of activities and outings for frail older people and/or people living with dementia in a friendly and caring environment to encourage social interaction and support carers.

HammondCare offers this service in the following regions of NSW: Northern Sydney, South East Sydney and South West Sydney.

In Home Respite

In Home Respite supports carers of people who are frail aged or living with dementia including those with challenging behaviours, by providing opportunities to have a break from caring commitments.

HammondCare offers this service in the following regions of NSW: Central Coast, Hunter and South West Sydney.

In Home Overnight Respite

In Home Overnight Respite supports carers of people who are frail aged or have dementia, providing help and support overnight.

HammondCare offers this service in the following regions of NSW: Central Coast and South West Sydney.

Counselling and Advocacy for Carers

Promotes carers’ health and wellbeing by providing counselling and advocacy services to support them in their caring role.

HammondCare offers this service in the following region of NSW: Northern Sydney.


Support at home after a hospital stay

Transition Care

Transition Care provides short-term care that seeks to optimise the functioning and independence of older people after a hospital stay. Transition Care is goal-oriented, time-limited and therapy-focussed. It seeks to enable older people to return home after a hospital stay rather than enter residential care prematurely.

HammondCare offers this service in the following regions of NSW: Central Coast.

ComPacks

A short-term case management service to support people who are currently in hospital, are eligible for discharge, and have a strong desire to return home rather than enter residential care. In home support and community linkages can be organised. This service usually is offered for a six week term.

HammondCare offers this service in the following region of NSW: Western Sydney.


Palliative Care Home Support Program

The Palliative Care Home Support Program provides end of life care for patients who wish to remain at home. A package of up to 48 hours of specialised supportive palliative home-based care, day or night, is provided by specially trained community workers who work as part of the existing multidisciplinary Specialist Palliative Care teams.

Care support delivered under the package may include assistance with activities of daily living, personal and domestic care support, shopping and household assistance - providing carers with vital support in end of life care. In consultation with the Specialist Palliative Care team and the patient’s GP, it may also include basic nursing care.

Further information can be found on the Palliative Care page.

HammondCare offers this service in the following NSW Local Health Districts: Central Coast, Far West, Macquarie, Northern Sydney, South East Sydney, Southern NSW, Western NSW.


Private Care

Private Care offers tailored care services to assist people to remain living at home for as long as possible. Support including personal care, home help, shopping, respite and transport can be provided. This service is provided on a fee-for-service basis.

HammondCare offers this service in the following regions of NSW: Central Coast, Central West, Hunter, Illawarra, Northern Sydney, South East Sydney, South West Sydney and Western Sydney.

Private Overnight Care

Private Overnight Care provides help and support overnight. Trained and experienced care staff will come to your home and stay with you, or the person you are caring for, overnight. This service is provided on a fee-for service basis.

HammondCare offers this service in the following regions of NSW: Central West, Central Coast, Hunter, Illawarra, South East Sydney and South West Sydney .


Community Options

A case management service for the frail aged, people with disabilities and their carers. The program assists people to remain living at home and links them to community services, if required.

HammondCare offers this service in the following region of NSW: Northern Sydney.