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Home Care

Support that comes to you

Discover our range of aged care services

For almost 80 years, the Brotherhood of St Laurence (BSL) has supported older people to maintain their independence and maximise quality of life.  Through our Care at Home program, Social Connections hubs and Residential Care services, you are supported to make choices about getting the care you need to live a healthy life, keep your independence and remain connected to your community.  Whatever your situation, we use our extensive experience to work with you to explore all your options.

Call 1300 147 147 and speak to a friendly and knowledge member of the BSL Aged Care team.

Why Choose BSL Aged Care?

Since the 1960s BSL have worked in the community supporting people of all ages to live the life they choose.

Not only do we provide services for older people in our community, but we invest in research and policy development to improve the lives of all older people, and especially those experiencing disadvantage.

Domestic Assistance

Get the support you need around your home to keep it just the way you like it.

Some of the everyday tasks we can assists with are:

  • Washing, ironing, mopping or vacuuming.
  • Changing the sheets, folding and putting your clothes away or assisting with odd jobs.
  • House cleaning to help keep essential living areas tidy and safe.
  • Shopping – flexible shopping options such as a support worker shopping with you, going to the shops while you stay at home or providing assistance with organising online shopping and home delivery.
  • Sorting and organising – we can help you organise your home to maximise safety and comfort.

Community Connection

Supporting you in getting out and about to stay connected. From social clubs and outings to interesting hobbies and pastimes your Home Care Package can enable you to pursue things that are meaningful to you. Staying connected to the community is integral to maintaining physical and mental wellbeing. If you’re feeling isolated or lonely, our team can check-in on you regularly to offer companionship and make sure you’re well. Some of the options include:

  • Attend a group outing
  • Visiting your local park, gardens or beach
  • Visiting your friends and family
  • Going out for a meal with friends
  • Joining a social group
  • Joining a class or course
  • Getting to an appointment
  • Day trips

Diet and Nutrition

Assistance with meal preparation and one-on-one support to increase confidence and skills with cooking. We also provide access to a wide variety of meal delivery services. Support with individual dietary needs required by health, cultural, religious or other reasons is also available.