Support around the home
About Council's home support services
Council offers a number of services providing help around the home, from household cleaning to assistance in the bathroom or getting dressed.
Help with shopping
Home support staff can provide shopping assistance for eligible residents who are unable do their own basic grocery shopping or need support to be able to continue to do this themselves.
Council also offers a delivered meals service for people who are finding it difficult to shop or cook for themslves.
Household maintenance tasks
Council can assist with many small and basic household maintenance tasks that do not require a qualified tradesperson, including:
- installing hand rails and smoke detectors
- re-lighting pilot light
- changing light bulbs, tap washers and smoke detector batteries
- fixing doors and gates
- cleaning gutters
- repairing fences
- building ramps, and
- clearing small sink blocks.
Council does not:
- mow lawns
- prune fruit trees, or
- do general gardening.
How to request this service
To request support around the home from Council, you first need to make a referral.
The way to make a referral depends on your age and whether you are an existing client of a Moreland Aged and Disability Service.
See referral for service for further information.
The Aged and Disability Services brochure (PDF 268Kb) outlines the full range of Council services.