Meet your local Home Care Representative

Tracey is an Enrolled Nurse with over 20 years experience which includes acute sector nursing, aged care, dementia-specific care, clinic nurse and community-based care settings. Tracey brings a variety of skills to the role including case management, reablement and home care program coordination. She possesses comprehensive assessment and planning skills which assist identify care needs and benefits of potential allied health involvement. Along with reviewing and monitoring client progress against agreed goals and outcomes and adjusting programs to meet client needs as required.

Tracey is also an End of Life Doula (EOLD) providing holistic support to community members as they navigate end of life choices.

Home Care in Hobart & Southern Tasmania

As our local home care representative in the area Tracey 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

  • CCT: Community Transport PH: 1800 781 033. General enquiries
  • School For Seniors:
  • Tas Men’s Shed:
  • Hobart Older Persons’ Reference Group: is a group of older people who have an interest in Hobart. HOPRG works to build community and social connectedness for older people both locally and throughout greater Hobart.  PH (03) 6238 2772 or E:
  • Women’s Circle: meet monthly for an informal and fun get together, practical health information, and outings. The meetings are held monthly at Cygnet – SETAC Primary Health Care & Well-being Centre. For more information call 03 6295 1125.

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 Representative 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.

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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