Meet your local Home Care Representative

Stephanie is a dedicated and compassionate professional with experience in aged care and weight loss consulting. She has a Certificate II in Community Services and Certificate III in Aged Care and is studying a bachelor’s degree in Psychological Science.

Stephanie understands the needs and challenges of her local community and is passionate about being an excellent communicator and advocate who aims to achieve the best health outcomes for clients.

In her spare time, Stephanie enjoys going to the gym, spending time with friends and family, and travelling.

Home Care in Hobart & Southern Tasmania

As our local home care representative in the area Stephanie services Hobart along with other regional areas in Southern Tasmania.

Aged Care Assessment – Southern Tasmania

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


Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) – Southern Tasmania

90 Davey Street, HOBART, 7000
Phone: (03) 6166 7274

Local Services – Hobart & Surrounds

A number of local assessment providers for entry-level support include:

  • APM:  My Aged Care Assessment Services – PH: 1800 276 276
  • CareAssess: Personal Care Service – Level  2 6 Bayfield St, Rosny Park  PH 03 6244 7700
  • Veterans Home Care Assessment Agency: Level 3, 6 Bayfield St Rosny Park PH 1300 393 812

Respite Services

Care 2 Serve
1/95 Albert Road Moonah 7009
PH: (03) 6144 3729

Bisdee House Day Centre Respite Service
2-10 Windsor Street, GLENORCHY, 7010
Phone: (03) 6277 8800

Local Initiatives For Seniors

Hobart City Council – Mathers House

Hobart City Council provides a range of programs and activities for older people at Mathers House. Mathers House and Criterion House are located at 108 Bathurst Street, close to the Hobart Central Car Park and are open 10am to 3pm week days.

Phone: 03 6234 1441



Dementia Australia offices in Tasmania

Helping people living with dementia and family and carers with counselling, support and a 24 hour help line.

Hobart Office: Address: Lower Ground, 38 Montpelier Retreat, Battery Point, TAS 7004

Phone: 03 6279 1100


National Dementia Helpline

The National Dementia Helpline operates 24 hours a day, seven days a week, 365 days a year.

Phone: 1800 100 500



Sandy Bay Senior Citizens Club

The club provides social activities for seniors including dancing, indoor bowls, line dancing, mah-jong. These activities help seniors stay connected with the community.

Address: 23 Lambert Avenue, Sandy Bay 7005

Phone: 6225 2067

Carers Tasmania

Carers Tasmania provide advice, carer support, respite and counselling for carers.

Phone: 03 6144 3700.



Golden Wattle Cafe

A café for people with dementia, their carers and people over 45 living on their own.

Address: 314 Main Rd, Glenorchy, Tasmania

Phone: 0422 736 984



Your Say Advocacy Tasmania

Your Say Advocacy helps people who may find it difficult to advocate for themselves, they provide relevant information and assistance.

Phone: 1800 005 131


Lifeline – Aged Care Volunteers Visitors Scheme

Lifeline connects volunteer visitors providing friendship and companionship to anyone receiving subsidised aged care services.

Mobile: 0477883942

Phone: 6282 1500

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Get help managing your home care funds

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Your Local Guardians Home Care Representative will:

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

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


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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