Home and Community Care
Home and Community Care (HACC) and Meals on Wheels
Home and Community Care (HACC) provides basic personal support and home maintenance to help people to live independently at home.
Home and Community Care service includes vacuuming, mopping, cleaning the bathroom and toilet, and washing.
Personal Care is help with showering, toileting, grooming and dressing.
Respite Care staff care for a person whose family or carer needs a short break.
Meals on Wheels
Hot meals are delivered Monday to Friday by volunteers to elderly or disabled residents of Bairnsdale, Lakes Entrance and surrounding towns. This service allows people to remain with dignity and independence in their own homes.
Frozen meals can be arranged for weekends and public holidays where necessary.
Short-term assistance is also available.
Service Providers for East Gippsland
West and South District
Bairnsdale and Lakes Entrance area including all areas around Paynesville, Eagle Point, Newlands Arm, Bengworden, Lindenow and surrounds, Bruthen, Buchan and Nowa Nowa.
Service provider - Gippsland Lakes Community Health
Phone: 5155 8300
Orbost to Cann River and surrounds: Orbost to the South border- Tubbut, Bonang, Bendoc areas.
Service provider - Orbost Regional Health
Phone: 5154 6666
Service provider - Mallacoota District Health and Support Service
Phone: 5158 0243
Omeo and District
Service provider - Omeo and District Health
Phone: 5159 0100