Meet your local Home Care Representative

Pody is qualified with a Bachelor of Arts, Certificate III in Aged Care and Certificate IV in Accounting. She speaks English, Mandarin and Hokkien dialect.

She has over 10 years’ experience in the aged care and disability sector and over 20 years’ experience in financial controlling and bookkeeping as well. Pody is passionate about supporting community events and regularly contributes to the Asian community programs.

Home Care in Melbourne's East


The City of Monash is a local government area in Melbourne, Victoria with a population of 200,000+. Its suburbs include Ashwood, Burwood (shared with City of Whitehorse), Chadstone, Clayton, Glen Waverley, Hughesdale, Huntingdale, Mount Waverley, Mulgrave, Notting Hill, Oakleigh, Oakleigh East, Oakleigh South, Wheelers Hill.

Monash has a diverse population, with 45% of its residents born overseas (compared to 29.0% across Melbourne), coming from more than 30 countries with significant Chinese, UK, Greek, Indian, Malaysian and Sri Lankan populations.

Aged Care Assessment – Melbourne East

ACAS 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 or
  • Web form: www.myagedcare.gov.au/referral

Local Information & Initiatives for Seniors

There are several council regions spanning Melbourne’s East including City of Monash where Pody resides.

In early 2016, Monash was declared an ‘Age Friendly City’ by the World Health Organisation. Age Friendly cities are places where older people live safely, enjoy good health, and stay involved in local activities. Monach Council has a number of services and programs for those aged 65+ including their Postive Ageing Lifestyle Program designed to promote healthy and active ageing. More information on this and other initiatives can be found here.

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Your Local Guardians Home Care Representative 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.

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You

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

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Effectively

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


Home Care Package Management FAQ's


Getting started is easy, once you’ve been approved for a home care package contact us and we’ll send you our simple, easy to read 4 page agreement. Once this has been completed and returned we’ll process it (generally within 1 business day) and be in touch regarding next steps.

Yes! Switching is easy.

  • you’ll need to agree on an exit date with your existing provider, this might depend on your home care agreement, ie two weeks
  • provide the date to Local Guardians and the contact details of your existing provider to ensure home care package unspent funds can be transferred across

We offer some of the lowest management fees in Australia which means you pay less in fees and get more care hours. See our pricing page for our fees.

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