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Robyn comes from a background in education and training, and has worked in business over many years, helping people to identify and transition to more rewarding work options. She has extensive experience in customer service, planning, problem-solving, and administration. Robyn also has a keen interest in natural health, particularly brain health, and has completed both the Understanding Dementia and Preventing Dementia MOOCs through Wicking Dementia Research & Education Centre.

Robyn has been the primary carer and advocate for her elderly aunt for more than 10 years, while she has lived in both in-home and residential aged care. Robyn understands the challenge of finding and accessing services that enhance the quality of life for seniors, allowing them to live a full life, and to continue living in their home for as long as possible.

Robyn is married with 3 adult children and likes to spend her spare time with family and friends, playing music, knitting or enjoying the beauty of the great outdoors.

Home Care in Central West NSW


Locations Serviced

Central West NSW – including Bathurst, Blayney, Cowra, Orange, Dubbo, Mudgee, Lithgow, Oberon, Katoomba and surrounding areas.

Aged Care Assessment – Central West NSW

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 is 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 Contact Details

Bathurst: 

St Vincent’s Health Services Gorman’s Hill Road, Bathurst, NSW

PH: 02 6332 8963

E: acatbath@chcs.com.au

Orange:

Orange Health Service, Bloomfield Campus, 1530 Forest Road, Orange NSW 2800

PH: 02 6369 3162

Dubbo:

Western NSW ACAT, 29 Hawthorn Street, Dubbo 2830

PH: 1800 942 433

E: wnswlhd-acat@health.nsw.gov.au

Katoomba:

Blue Mountains District Anzac Memorial Hospital, Katoomba NSW 2780

PH: 02 4780 6144

Local Information & Initiatives for Seniors

  • Your local council website will contain information about upcoming activities and events for seniors.
  • Search groups and activities for older people available within your local council area – https://cpsa.org.au/nsw-seniors-activities/
  • Bathurst Seymour Centre provides a range of services designed to enhance the well-being and quality of life of older people, people with dementia and people with disabilities. They also provide support for carers. Address is 3/55 Seymour Street, Bathurst NSW 2795. P: (02) 6332 1449. W: www.bathurstseymourcentre.org.au
  • The Senior Citizens Centre provides weekly social activities for seniors in a relaxed and friendly environment. Address 176 Russell Street, Bathurst NSW 2795. PH: 0411 417 629
  • Bathurst Community Transport offers a door-to-door service to eligible community members to get where they want to be when they want to be there. P: (02) 6331 3322. W: https://www.bctg.com.au/
  • Orange Social Support provides a wide range of services which can be delivered in a group environment or on a one-to-one basis. Activities can be individualised to meet the interests of participants. The ideas and assistance of volunteers are always welcome and very much appreciated.
  • Local Men’s Sheds are a place for men to meet, make new friendships, have a chat and participate in activities such as woodworking, and socialising. The aim is to improve the overall health and well-being of men through social, spiritual, physical and mental activities, as well as community participation. For men aged 16 years and older.
  • Bathurst U3A is part of the worldwide University of the Third Age movement which arranges courses in which people over 50 (the 3rd age) can use their leisure time to learn and teach together. You can find your local U3A in NSW here
  • 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 Australia.
  • 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. 

 

 

 

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