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Risk Assessment for Elderly Care.

At Let's Get Care, we understand the importance of thoroughly assessing potential risks to ensure the safety of our clients. With us, you have the opportunity to use your Home Care Package to arrange a comprehensive safety check that evaluates the home environment, your needs and capabilities and other key factors.

What is a risk assessment in aged care?

At Let’s Get Care, our expert team will develop a personalised Care Plan that considers your needs for the best possible care. If you have assessed care need to undergo evaluation, you will have access to specialist services that will review your health risks, living situation and how it may impact your safety at home. This allows for early intervention in emerging issues and contributes to crisis prevention, fostering sustained stability, independence, and peace of mind.

Services you could be eligible for:

Who is eligible for these resources?

Our comprehensive hazard assessment are specifically designed for older adults receiving Home Care Package funding who wish to maintain independence safely. We aim to help older adults identify and plan for risks early on, enabling them to lead safer lives at home even in the face of challenges. In particular, these sources will benefit:

We have assessors local to your community.

At Let’s Get Care, we will connect you with local professionals in your community to undergo risk assessment for elderly care. Whether you reside in a rural area or a metropolitan city, assessors utilise a specialised risk assessment tool and expertise to identify safety issues, emergency preparedness needs, and concerning behaviours to ensure you have the best care available to you.

How your quality of life is better with us.

We provide you with the freedom of choice and control. Allowing you to have the services you want at times that suit you best.
We charge one low, fixed and transparent fee to support you.
We were Australia’s first self-managed Provider and are experts at helping you get more from your package.

Our pricing.

At Let’s Get Care, we offer a low flat rate of 18%. Our goal is to enable you with more funds to access the support you need with 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 Home Care Package support.

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

Testimonials.

Learn more about risk assessment for elderly care.

We collaborate closely with licensed professionals in aged care who utilise the specialised risk assessment tool, to identify potential hazards and develop preventive strategies for you. Our goal is to assist you in minimising hazards that could impact your quality of life.

When to consider a hazard evaluation.

If you or a loved one experience mobility limitations, cognitive changes, or safety incidents that signal greater susceptibility to harm, we encourage reaching out for an evaluation with a professional risk assessment tool. Signs may include falls, confusion in remembering medical treatment plans, inability to maintain personal hygiene/nutrition, or unsafe behaviours like wandering from home. Your Care Manager will ensure this requirement is monitored in your customised Care Plan.

How do we help with your home safety assessment?

After signing up with Let’s Get Care, your Care Manager will develop a Care Plan that highlights an assessed need for an evaluation of any potential hazards or issues you may experience. We will support you with access to a professional assessor who can provide safety recommendations, training on hazardous behaviours, assistive equipment, and other relevant information. Your Care Manager will then update your Care Plan based on this information with any additional support you may need.

Scheduling a safety check.

To schedule a safety check with a risk assessment tool your Care Manager will provide you with access to a list of professionals. You’ll be able to schedule in the assessment at a time that suits both you and your loved ones.

How health professionals work with you.

When undergoing an assessment using the risk assessment tool, professionals will take the time to understand your lifestyle, daily activities, and physical considerations to identify safety vulnerabilities. Their visit may also include a home risk assessment for elderly that will identify any need for equipment procurement and home modifications.

Benefits of the risk assessment tool.

More care services for older Australians.

Whether you require regular medical monitoring or specialised nursing care for specific illnesses, we are committed to meeting your care needs. We tailor our services to your unique Care Plan, providing access to personalised care services when you need them most.

How to set up your services with us.

Step 1

The first step is to speak with one of our experienced aged care experts who will discuss which option will best suit you and your care needs.

Step 2

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

Step 3

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

FAQs.

It is a thorough inspection of the home environment, conducted by a specially trained assessor, to identify safety hazards and areas of vulnerability for older people receiving home care. This home safety assessment examines places the client frequents, their abilities and physical challenges, medication usage, eating and hygiene patterns, cognitive issues, social support network, and emergency systems. The assessor may also discuss lifestyle, nutrition, and medical status with the client/caregivers to gain greater context. They analyse all risks and make recommendations.

It helps prevent accidents and emergencies by identifying hazards, vulnerabilities and areas of concern early on. Using a comprehensive risk assessment tool that examines physiological conditions, abilities, home safety, medications, mobility limitations, and other factors, care teams can pinpoint risks that could lead to catastrophes if left unaddressed.

The assessor documents the findings in a hazard report. High-priority risks require immediate control measures across the care team. For example, if the stove poses danger due to client confusion, the team would get a stove timer device preventing longer unattended use until cognition improves through special support services outlined in the plan.

Ideally, the risk assessment for elderly care should occur:

  • Upon initial enrollment in-home care
  • Annually as routine monitoring
  • After a fall or hospitalisation
  • After a major decline in physical condition
  • Upon change in environment like moving homes
  • After natural disasters requiring renovations

Regular assessments allow new risks as your well-being and abilities change over time to get addressed quickly through coordinated planning and support.

Book a free tele-consultation.

Want a phone call with us 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 specific 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 support 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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