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Attendant Care is a tailored service delivery option that assists an individual with flexible and independent living arrangements. Attendant care services may be required on an interim basis to aid recovery; or a more permanent basis in the event of injury or illness.
Our attendant care packages are personalized and can provide:
- Personal Care
- Domestic Assistance
- Community Access
- Social Outings & Support
- Gardening & Home Maintenance
Dolleina provide caring and compassionate individuals who are appropriately qualified and trained to deliver a personal care service.
Personal care is assistance with the tasks of daily living including:
- Toileting & continence management
- Bathing & Showering
- Shaving & personal grooming
- Meal planning & preparation
- Medication supervision
All personal carers are trained in manual handling and appropriately skilled in use of hoists for lifting and transferring.
Dolleina provide a comprehensive community nursing service which includes:
- Comprehensive nursing assessments
- Palliative care
- Post-acute care
- Wound care (including complex wound care)
- Continence care
- Private in-hospital nursing
- Administration of medications
- Oxygen and other respiratory therapy including tracheostomy care
- Administration of suppositories, enemas and pessaries
- Nasogastric and gastrostomy feeding
- Catheterization, irrigation and urine testing
- Colostomy care
Dolleina provides a community access programme to enhance the opportunities and support individuals.
This may involve:
- Enjoying the community
- Participating in group activities
- Spending time on hobbies and interests
- Socialising with friends
- Providing transport and assistance with educational activities
Dolleina provide a domestic service that includes cleaning, shopping and meal preparations.
Employees are able to complete normal daily cleaning routines (light duty) on a regular basis including:
- Cleaning bathroom
- Cleaning kitchen
- Vacuuming, sweeping & mopping floors
Clients are required to provide all equipment and cleaning products for the conduct of this service. Your coordinator will provide them with the information on the range of cleaning products that our employees are able to use when working within your home. (e.g. we cannot use corrosive or abrasive chemicals or compounds)
Seasonal cleaning (heavy cleaning) tasks such as cleaning walls, windows, the oven, or moving of furniture is not part of the domestic service provided by Dolleina. We can make arrangements for specialist cleaners to complete these tasks when required and arrange payment from your funding.
Home & Garden Maintenance
Dolleina can arrange home and garden maintenance activities including:
- Lawn mowing
- Garden Maintenance
- General rubbish removal
- Minor tree lopping
- Changing light bulbs
- Changing tap washers
When Dolleina provide the respite service we are providing this service for the “carer”. The service is designed to give you a much needed break and provide opportunity to engage in your desired activities in the comfort of knowing that your family member is being well looked after. The general health & well-being of you as the carer is important to us. We can assist by providing a regular and planned respite service.
Each respite service is designed to meet the individual needs. The service may incorporate personal care, social & recreational activities. The respite service is accessible all year round.
We can offer respite service in your home for a morning, afternoon or overnight.
Funding for respite services can be arranged through various sources. Please Contact Us to for assistance with funding arrangements should you not already have respite funding in place.
You may think that a disability restricts your opportunities to get out and see Australia and the world. There is nothing to stop you following your dreams if one of them is to travel. Our clients have requested assistance to travel from Australia to all corners of the globe.
We have assisted clients in travelling to:
- United States
- UK & Europe
- Pacific Islands
This nursing service is also offered for the purpose of repatriating persons who have been seriously injured while travelling abroad.
Dolleina have a team of qualified nursing professionals to assist you with your transportation and holiday needs. Please contact us to discuss your travel arrangements.