Depression Care for Older Adults.

At Let’s Get Care, we understand the importance of accessible and quality mental health care, and our approach aims to empower older adults by fostering a supportive environment within the comfort of their homes.

What’s included in Depression Care for Older Adults?

Our depression care services aim to improve the lives of older adults who have a Home Care Package. Our services involve a comprehensive and multidisciplinary approach to address the emotional and social aspects of your well-being.

Depending on your Home Care Package, you may be eligible for the following:

Who would need our mental health services?

These services, if allowed by their Home Care Package, may be suited to older adults who exhibit signs and symptoms of depression or are suffering from a major depressive disorder. Here are those who may need or benefit from this service:
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Access depression caring for elderly parents Australia-wide.

Wherever you are, we can help you achieve a better quality of life by assisting you in treating depression in older adults. Call us today to find out what support we have available in your location.

How life is better with Let’s Get Care.

Let’s Get Care provides you with the freedom of choice and control. Allowing you to have the services you need and your selected time.
We charge one low, fixed and transparent fee to support you.
We were Australia’s first self-managed Provider in the aged care industry, meaning you benefit from the years of knowledge in our team.

Our pricing.

We only charge a flat 15% rate with no hidden costs. We help you get more from your Home Care Package.

This provides basic support and assistance for individuals with low care needs to help them remain independent at home.
Offers a moderate level of support and services for individuals with increasing care needs, focusing on enhancing their well-being and comfort at home.
This level of funding supports clients with intermediate needs.
This is the highest level of support you can get from a Home Care Package.

Chat with a Care Expert to find out about services in your area.

Testimonials.

Learn more about our mental illness services.

It’s important to recognise that depression in older individuals is more common than you think and seeking help is crucial. If any of these signs are observed, don’t hesitate to seek a depression treatment plan through your Home Care Package.

When to consider depression care for older individuals.

You should consider treatment options when persistent symptoms such as continual sadness, loss of interest, sleep disturbances, appetite changes, fatigue, or social withdrawal impact daily life. If an individual exhibits these symptoms of depression, consulting a healthcare professional is crucial. Timely intervention, involving support groups or family care, can lead to effective treatment and an improved quality of life for older adults experiencing a major depressive disorder.

How we help people with treating depression.

As your dedicated Package provider, our comprehensive service goes beyond physical care, prioritising not just physical health but also the emotional well-being of you or your loved one. Our approach to depression care focuses on tailored professional care to help mitigate symptoms of depression.

Delivering your treatment plan.

Self-managing your Home Care Package gives you the freedom to choose your own service schedule. We understand that it’s important to have your service on time.

Potential benefits of depression care for older individuals.

How to set up care services.

We help you get your in-home aged care services started quickly to ensure you get the assistance you need with safety and continue living happily at home. With us it’s easy.
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The first step is to speak with one of our Care Experts and we will discuss which option will best suit you and your care needs.

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Our friendly Care Experts will arrange the signup documents for you to complete online so you can get your services started as soon as possible.

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And you’re ready to get your services started! With Let’s Get Care you have the ability to choose from our huge list of amazing service suppliers or bring your own carers onboard.

FAQs.

We’ve put together a list of frequently asked questions to guide you through the home care journey. We know it can be confusing, but we hope this helps to explain some of the most commonly confusing topics.

You don’t need to stay with a Provider that you’re not happy with. In February 2017 Consumer Directed Care (CDC) legislation was amended which has empowered Home Care Package (HCP) holders with the freedom and control to actively participate in their care.

If you’re happy with the service you’re getting, then that’s great, but if you want to change to a better solution then you also have the option to change to other providers.

When you decide to change Providers, check your previous Home Care Agreement for any fees or special conditions. Your Agreement will indicate your notice period to leave the Provider.

If your care needs have changed as you’ve gotten older and you are struggling to do what you used to, you may be eligible to receive some help at home from the government.
This may be in the form of a Home Care Package or Commonwealth Home Support Programme. To find out if you are eligible for support from the government you can call My Aged Care on 1800 200 422 and request an assessment. The outcome of the assessment will determine if you are eligible for a Home Care Package, Commonwealth Home Support Programme, or neither at that present time. You can also call us and we can help you on this assessment journey.

Home Care Package holders must have a government Approved Provider to administer funds appropriately and to meet ongoing government compliance, on their behalf. This is a government requirement and cannot be done by the individual.

Book a free tele-consultation.

Want a phone call with our team at a time that suits you? Our free consultation call with a dedicated Care Expert will give you more information about Home Care Packages, our different care models, and answer any aged care questions you have.

We will listen to your 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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