Meet your local Home Care Advisor

Catherine has a BA Honours Business Management, Certificate III in Aged Care and is currently pursuing a Bachelor of Behavioural Science ( Psychology/ Social work). Along with English she also speaks Swahili (East African national language).

Catherine has 8 years experience spanning both the disability and aged care sectors. Her specific aged care experience includes having worked as Assistant in Nursing in residential facilities for 2 years along with 1 years experience in needs assessment, planning in-home and residential respite for seniors who are awaiting their aged care funding re assessment outcome.  In her spare time Cathy plays basketball, loves to cook, dance and travel.

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Home Care in Brisbane, QLD


Brisbane is the capital of and the most populated city in Queensland, and the third most populous city in Australia. Brisbane’s metropolitan area has a population of over 2.5 million. A diverse city with 32.2% of its metropolitan population being foreign-born, Brisbane is classified as a global city and ranks highly in ratings of liveable cities.

According to the 2016 Census, people aged 65 years and over made up approx 13% of the local population.

Aged Care Assessment – Brisbane

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

METRO NORTH ACAT

Chermside Community Health

Building 22, 490 Hamilton Road

CHERMSIDE 4032

Phone: 07 3139 4365

METRO SOUTH ACAT

51 McKechnie Drive

EIGHT MILE PLAINS 4113

Phone: 07 3156 9400

Local Information & Initiatives for Seniors

  • 100+ Club is a program of the Queensland Community Care Network. It is a social club for persons aged 100+. The club organises outings, lunches and various activities.
  • The 50+ Centre is run by Brisbane City Council for over 50’s. It is a club where members can interact with others and enjoy a variety of activities in a safe, happy and sociable environment
  • 60 and Better programs are managed by older people and are located throughout QLD.  Committees meet regularly to plan activities, discuss health issues and decide on directions for the program
  • Active Lifestyles is a social group for older persons 65+. It was established in 1996. Outings and holidays in small groups (2-12 persons) are included in a quarterly program that is sent to members
  •  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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