Meet your Home Care Advisor

Yvette brings to Local Guardians over 25 years’ experience in the community services sector. Within Sydney NSW, the focal point of Yvette’s work has been coordinating aged care support at home under various government-funded programs including ComPacks, CHSP and HCP.

With qualifications including Diploma in Community Services Coordination and Cert IV in Home and Community Care, Yvette works alongside our Home Care Package recipients to assist in best utilising funds. Through knowledge of funding expenditure guidelines, your individual choices, needs and budget, Yvette will support you in living your best life at home.

In her leisure time, Yvette enjoys spending time with family and friends, candle-making, reading, travelling, enjoying the beach and Nationals Parks.

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

Aged Care Assessment Teams (ACAT) in Sydney:

Northern Sydney LHD ACAT
51 WICKS Road
Phone: 1800 302 334

Western Sydney LHD ACAT
Phone: (02) 9845 6903

South Western Sydney LHD ACAT
Scrivener Street, WARWICK FARM 2170
Phone: (02) 9722 8404

Sydney Inner West ACAT
Phone: 1300 722 276

South Eastern Sydney LHD ACAT
Level 4 Kings Way, CARINGBAH 2229
Phone: (02) 9369 0463

Local Information & Initiatives for Seniors

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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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