Meet your local Home Care Representative 

Patricia has a Cert. 1V in Aged Care, Certs in Infection Control Covid-19 and NDIS orientation training for workers, a Diploma in Business, Cert. in IT & Computer Training and a Cert 1V in Assessment & Workplace Training.

Patricia cared for her mother with advanced Dementia at home for two years and later visited her for three years in an Aged Care home. Her professional experience includes thirty years in owning and operating several small businesses. Currently, Patricia operates a home-based business as a Support Worker and Coordinator. She trains elderly residents weekly in computers and mobile phone use, and is dedicated to simplifying Home Care Management to ensure people live fulfilling lives.

Home Care in the Yeppoon Region

Yeppoon, a seaside town in Queensland, is located on the Capricorn Coast. It is popular for its beaches, tropical climate, and the islands out on the bay. Yeppoon has a fast-growing population of about 28,000 people. Rockhampton, the nearby city has a population of over 83,000 people and is a short distance of thirty-five kilometres from Yeppoon.

Patricia works with clients in all areas along the Capricorn Coast:

Yeppoon, Zilzie, Emu Park, Adelaide Park, Taranganba, Bangalee, Barlows Hill, Bondoola, Causeway Lake, Cooee Bay, Hidden Valley, Kemp Beach, Kinka Beach, Lammermoor, Meikleville Hill, Mulambin, Pacific Heights, Rosslyn, Statue Bay, and Taroomball.

Aged Care Assessment – Yeppoon Region

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

ACAT DETAILS – YEPPOON & ROCKHAMPTON

Community Health for ACAT
82-86 Bolsover Street, Rockhampton Qld 4703
Phone: (07) 4920 6900
Open: Mon to Fri 8.00 am to 4.30 pm

Aged Care Assessment Team website

Local Information & Initiatives for Seniors

Livingstone Shire Council offers several programs and initiatives for seniors including:

  • Seniors Festival
  • Men’s Shed
  • Social Support & Carer’s Support
  • Home maintenance and safety
  • Community Transport
  • Regular events for older people

Visit council’s website for more information.

You’ll also find a list of local businesses and organisations in Livingstone Shire Council’s My Community Directory

Other services and contacts that may be helpful:

  • Aged and Disability Advocacy Australia (ADA Australia) is an independent service offering free, confidential and client-focused services including advocacy support for aged care and community care issues, Guardianship matters, and provision of education and information, throughout Queensland.
  • The Aged Care Complaints Investigation Scheme, formerly the Aged Care Complaints Resolution Scheme, is a free and independent service run by the Australian Government Department of Health and Ageing.
  • Aged Care Relocations help make your move from your own home into an aged care facility the best that it can be. They assist you through every step of the relocation process.

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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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