Our employees are trained and experienced in a wide range of personal care activities, and are able to provide ongoing support when daily tasks like showering, selection of clothes, dressing and grooming become too difficult to manage alone. We can also help with toileting, personal hygiene and incontinence management, and with general mobility and transfers.
mecwacare understands that communication is important to our clients. Our staff can provide assistance with fitting sensory communication aids, checking hearing aid batteries, using the telephone and cleaning spectacles.
mecwacare can provide support with domestic duties such as dusting, vacuuming, cleaning kitchens or bathrooms, washing, ironing, changing bed sheets and general tidying up. We can help with grocery shopping, meal preparation, bill paying, sending and collecting of mail and packages, putting out and bringing in rubbish and recycling bins, and with regular telephone check-ups as part of our home-calling service.
We can help with grocery shopping and meal preparation, including assistance with special dietary requirements and checking expiry dates of foodstuffs.
mecwacare can deliver hot, nutritious balanced meals to your door 5 days a week in some areas.
mecwacare can provide companionship tailored around your personal needs and wishes to help you remain as connected and independent as possible. We can assist you when attending medical or social appointments, help with your shopping, paperwork and correspondence, support you when taking a walk or with assisted exercise, or even simply provide company and conversation.
We can help with mowing, weeding and planting, garden waste removal, advice on potential home-safety risks, ensuring the home and garden have an adequate level of security, access to technical advice on major home modifications, changing smoke-detector batteries and light bulbs, and minor modifications to the home such as bath rails and shower hoses.
mecwacare can provide transport and social inclusion assistance for clients by coordinating transport to and from social outings, shops, medical practitioners and community events. We can also organise support and access to programs and therapies for specific behaviours or conditions.
mecwacare's Social Support holiday program offers subsidised trips for clients and their carers to different Victorian destinations each year. The trips give clients of varying ages and abilities an affordable holiday while maintaining the level of daily care they require, with 24-hour support from qualified and experienced staff.