Meet our Clinical Governance and Quality Advisor 

Sarah is a Registered Nurse and has a wealth of experience in acute care settings. Sarah joined the team in June 2023 as Clinical Governance and Quality Advisor, and brings with her 25+ years of experience across the nursing profession.

Sarah’s experience ranges from palliative care to emergency, including mental health and substance abuse programs. At Local Guardians Sarah collaboratively reviews and assesses care plans and relevant documentation, and addresses risk identification and mitigations. She also provides clinical advice and support to Care Managers in their role of providing optimal client/carer support in the home and community environments.

When not at work, Sarah is an active committee member in her local Basketball Association. She also enjoys spending time with family and friends and going to the beach.

Home Care Packages

ACAT assessment is an eligibility requirement to access Commonwealth funded residential aged care, residential respite care, transition care and home care packages.

ACAT undertakes a comprehensive assessment of care needs for older people needing access to residential and/or home (community) care, and helps the elderly and their carers to determine what kind of support will best meet their needs.

Target group are older people, typically over the age of 65 or for indigenous Australians, people over the age of 50, or people who have an age related condition.

Often comprises of a doctor, nurse, social worker and occupational therapist, the team will recommend services deemed to be the most appropriate to meet care needs through a series of questions, and with the client’s consent will liaise with families/carers and health care providers.

Referral Procedure, by care recipient themselves or others:

  • The care recipient, carer, family must be aware of and consent to the referral
  • All referrals are to be made via MyAgedCare: 1800 200 422

Get help managing your home care funds

We offer lowest management fees in Australia, ensuring you get maximum care hours

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We make the home care experience inexpensive & easy. Here's how:

Your Local Guardians Home Care Advisor will:

Be your dedicated Home Care Contact

Who understands your needs and will make sure you’re getting the most from your package.

Manage Your
Home Care Plan

Using world class technology for seamless plan management, on any device.


To suitable providers (we have a database of thousands).


To ensure you get maximum possible care hours from your funding.

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