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How to Choose your own Carer.

Personalise your care journey with Let’s Get Care. With Let’s Get Care you get the choice and control to choose your own carers. That’s why we will explain how to choose a care worker who truly resonates with your unique needs, preferences, and personality.

Finding the right carer for your situation.

At Let’s Get Care, your autonomy and preferences are our priority. We offer access to Australia’s largest and continually growing list of care providers, ensuring you’re not confined to a limited selection but have the freedom to choose carers that align with your unique needs and preferences. Our model encourages not just choice but informed and personalised selection.

You’re not limited to our list. You can bring your preferred carers on board with us. Every care worker is an opportunity for a tailored care experience. Transitioning or retaining carers is facilitated with ease, ensuring continuity and comfort. Our approach ensures that your care is not just provided but is personalised, not just received but resonates with your unique needs and preferences.

How to choose a carer.

The process of selecting a care worker is a personal and significant process. It requires a harmonious blend of objective criteria and subjective elements that ensure the care worker aligns with your individual needs, preferences, and lifestyle.

Start by clearly defining your specific care needs. This could range from assistance with day-to-day tasks to more specialised care for health conditions, or any other services. A clear understanding of your needs is the foundation for selecting an appropriate care worker.

Ensure the carer possesses the required qualifications, training, and experience. Evaluate their skill set against your identified needs to ensure a match.

Meet potential carers to assess compatibility. It’s important that you feel comfortable, understood, and respected by the carer. Consider their personality, communication style, and their ability to connect with you on a personal level..

Ensure the availability of your care worker aligns with your schedule and needs. Consider their willingness and ability to adapt to changes or emergencies.

What matters most when choosing a carer?

When selecting a carer, the intersection of professional competency and personal compatibility is always crucial. Here are some important things you need to consider when choosing your carers.

Speak to a Care Expert for help and advice with finding the right carer.

We have carers that are local to you.

We are proud to have care providers available across all states. You are able to find home care services in your local community near your own home. From cities to remote regional towns across Australia, we empower you to get more from your Home Care Package, regardless of where you live you will experience the benefit of an experienced care worker team who cares about you and your family.

About Let’s Get Care.

Let’s Get Care was created by a team of home care experts with over 30 years of experience in the industry. We were the first company to offer self-management to older Australians and give our clients choice and control at home. We are a Home Care Package provider who love to support older Australians to continue living with loved ones in their own homes. 

Now, we offer self, part and full management models to best cater our support to your individual and unique needs. We support you to continue living independently in your community and improve your sense of wellbeing.

Choose from a range of services.

There are a wide range of quality care services that you can access in your own home with us. Depending on your unique care needs you will be able to choose the services that best suit your personal preferences. You can access these services covered by an appropriate level of funds through your Home Care Package. All the services will be included in your personal care plan created by your Care Manager.

Personal care

Grooming, bathing, dressing, continence and mobility.

Domestic assistance

Assistance with daily tasks like tidying, cleaning, home maintenance and more.

Social support

Support and transport to attend appointments, go shopping and attend social functions to connect with your local community.

Allied health & therapy

Allied health and therapy services from health professionals like physical therapists, occupational therapists and more to support your health needs.

Nursing care

Specialised clinical healthcare services to address any health concerns.

Respite care

Assisting your primary care worker or family members to take a well deserved break when needed.

How life is better with Let’s Get Care.

With Let’s Get Care, you have the choice and control to receive the services you want, when you want them, delivered by an expert team of carers that provides assistance which suits your needs.
Pay low fixed transparent fees from your government funding and nothing more. No hidden costs like exit fees or basic daily fee.
We were the first Provider in Australia to offer self-managed Home Care Packages. We help you get more from your Package when you self-manage with us.
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FAQs.

Only an Approved Home Care Package Provider is able to host a Home Care Package. Approved Providers have had to become registered with the Department of Health. They will have satisfied both legal and social requirements in order to administer packages on behalf of consumers.

Whereas, a Service Provider is any company that delivers the actual support or hours of care to you or to your loved one, such as cleaning, gardening, personal care, podiatry etc.

Some Home Care Package Providers are also service providers and they employ their own carers. Certain Providers will suggest you only use their own services, but it is expected that all Providers should allow you to use external suppliers as well.

At Let’s Get Care, we have the largest list of care providers in Australia which is growing every day. At Let’s Get Care, we don’t lock you into using our own staff at inflated costs, instead we broker our home care services nationally. This means you have the freedom to choose and find the care worker right for your situation, local to you.

As well as our large list of suppliers for you to choose from, we also allow you to bring your own care workers onboard as long as they can pass background checks. You can find carers and support workers to use through your Home Care Package. At Let’s Get Care, you aren’t limited in choice and we support you to find the best care provider at the best price, to suit your needs. We want you to find the best care worker for you.

Once you connect with your care provider, you can contact them to ensure they are able to cater to your individual needs and cultural preferences, you can then agree to rates, hours and services that work for you both. If you are making the switch, you are also able to keep on carers you had previously, and we will help facilitate that transition.

Yes, your family member can manage your Home Care Package with your consent. In this arrangement, they can take on the responsibility of making decisions about your care. It can be a collaborative effort where you and your loved ones work together, ensuring that your care is tailored to your specific needs and preferences while offering them a hands-on role in your care journey.

Book a free tele-consultation.

Want a chat with our team at a time that suits? Our free consultation call with a dedicated Care Expert will give you more information about Home Care Packages, our different care models, aged care and answer any specific questions you have. Whether you are looking for companionship services, meals, carers, general education or have friends who have mentioned us to you, we will listen to your specific care needs and explain the options available to support you to live at home. 

Interested in specific home care services? Let us know. 

Select a date and time between Monday – Friday, 10am – 4pm (AEST), that suits you to meet with one of our Care Experts. They will give you a call on the phone within half an hour of the time you select. 

Come along with any questions you have, and we will help guide the way.

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