Mental illness impacts most of us at some stage during our lifetimes in one way or another. The impact of mental illness on our healthcare system is daunting. There is a shortage of treatment options and community services available and this directly affects friends, families and the community. Heartbeat is involved in community and health [...]
Our 24/7 specialist nurses use a team approach to address the needs of our clients and their families to allow our clients to die at home as they wish. It has been our experience that many people faced with a terminal illness prefer to stay in their own home surrounded by their family, pets and [...]
Heartbeat care workers are specifically trained in Dementia and other related illnesses with diminished cognitive ability. Our care workers understand that people with Dementia still have feelings and emotions, even though they have memory loss and some difficulties communicating. They bring smiles back to people faces and support them to do the kinds of things [...]
Caring for your loved one is very rewarding but can sometimes be stressful and tiring. Respite care allows you to have a break, recharge your batteries and attend to some of your own lifestyle needs. With help from care workers from Heartbeat, you can take that break knowing with full confidence that your loved one [...]
Home visiting provides support for wound care, catheter changes, insulin injections and assistance with management of diabetes. Registered Nurses are available to support organisations with in home ACFI Clinical assessments including PAS & RUDAS assessments.
Our Registered Nurses and Care support workers can provide you with assistance and transport to enable you to attend appointments and access the community, using their own vehicles or a taxi.
Our care workers can assist you with your medication and provide gentle reminders and support. Depending on your medication requirements you may need a Registered Nurse to administer medications. Please contact us for more individual information.
Support to participate in community interest groups, family events and other social opportunities. Our care workers can transport and support you, great company too!
Our care workers assist clients with everyday household activities. They can take you shopping or shop for you, assist with daily living tasks, help with your general house cleaning such as laundry, vacuuming, mopping, dusting, feed the pets, provide assistance with nutrition and using eating utensils and assistance with actual feeding if needed. Many staff [...]
We can arrange help when you need it and for ever how long you may need some support. The care worker’s will gradually assist you to do a little bit more each time they visit. Personal care & assistance, includes individual attention, individual supervision and physical assistance with activities such as feeding, bathing, showering, toileting, [...]