Meet your Home Care Nurse Consultant

Samantha is a Nurse Consultant based in Melbourne. She has been with the company since September 2021 and is dedicated to ensuring the highest standards of clinical care. Samantha is the go-to person for issues related to risk and clinical governance, clinical guidelines and policies, incident reports and follow-ups (including SIRS), nurse reviews of Care Plans, and advice on how to manage clinical-related issues.

Samantha worked in acute care for over 20 years as a registered nurse and midwife, until 6 years ago when she studied Diabetes Education and has since focused on chronic disease management in the aged care home care sector. Her qualifications and experience make her an expert in her field, and she is passionate about providing the best possible care to her clients.

In her free time, Samantha enjoys making artisan jewellery, playing piano, trail riding (horses), walking the dog, and spending time with her family.

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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