Our services are designed for residents to maintain their independence, stay in their own homes longer and increase wellbeing.
Our services include:
All services are subsidised through the Commonwealth Home Support Program and Community Care Program.
Our friendly Community Wellbeing team can connect you, a family member or friend to services that support you to live well.
To register with My Aged Care phone 1800 200 422 or visit the website www.myagedcare.gov.au
Community Wellbeing Roadshow
The Community Wellbeing team is going on the road! Over the coming months we will be ‘popping up’ in a location near you!
If you are interested to know what services are available to help you or a loved one remain living independently at home, then check out the location details below and come and join us on the day.
Not only will we have staff on hand to talk you through the possibilities on offer, there will also be free coffee and giveaways!
You will find us in these locations from 10am – 12noon for the rest of this year:
- 28 August – Dover Square
- 28 September – Angus Neill Reserve
- 31 October – Old Gum Tree
- 27 November – Sanderson Reserve
Assistant for Memory Enhancement – 12 week research project
Holdfast Bay is again supporting Flinders University to conduct critical research. We are looking for people who are over 65 and may be having trouble remembering things like people, appointments, events or tasks.
This is research is held over 12 weeks. Each participant will be provided with an iPad and any other necessary training to complete the research.
For more information or to register for this project, contact Dr Lua Perimal-Lewis - firstname.lastname@example.org or 08 8201 2069
Making Every Contact Count (MECC)
The City of Holdfast Bay is the first metropolitan council in Australia to participate in the MECC (Making Every Contact Count) initiative. In partnership with SA Health and Meals on Wheels we are talking with older residents about lifestyle changes that can improve health and independence.
Complaints – Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP)
If you are concerned about the care or services you receive you can make a complaint. Providers can improve the quality of care and services they provide to you and other residents.
To register a complaint or for more information, go to the Aged Care Complaints commissioner.
Volunteer with Us
Our programs rely on the support and enthusiasm of volunteers. For information on how you can join our volunteer team visit our volunteer page.
Community Information Kiosk located in the Brighton Civic Centre - 24 Jetty Road, Brighton
Phone 8229 9828
Live Local, Live Well!
This program is supported by the Australian Government Department of Health. Visit the Department of Health website (www.dss.gov.au) for more information.
Funding for this program has been provided by the Australian Government, the material contained may not necessarily represent the views or policies of the Australian Government.