Meet your local Home Care Representative

Jason has over 30 years of private, public and self-employment in and around the Wide Bay Burnett area. His experience covers agriculture, business management mentoring, training & education and retail sales. His qualifications include a Diploma of Leadership and Management, Cert IV in Small Business Management, Occupational Health and Safety, Training & Assessment. He is currently studying a Cert III in Individual Support.

Having a large circle of friends, over the age of 50 in regional areas, Jason understands the real challenges people in rural locations face in regard to accessing specialised care services and tailored support to stay in their home and community.

In his spare time Jason enjoys reading, catching up with friends and working with his wife in their garden.

Home Care - Wide Bay Burnett


Aged Care Assessment – Wide Bay Burnett Region

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) – Wide Bay Burnett

There are a number of ACAT teams servicing the region including

Fraser Coast ACAT – who cover North Burnett,  Bundaberg and Fraser Coast.

West Moreton ACAT  who cover South Burnett

Sunshine Coast. ACAT  – who cover Gympie and Sunshine Coast

Contact for all regions: 1800 200 422

Local Information & Initiatives for Seniors

More information coming soon.

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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.

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You

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

Budget
Effectively

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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