The service concentrates on removing risks around the home and establishing an environment that supports a client’s wellbeing. While the service does not include general renovations to your home, there are many services that can assist you to remain living confidently in your own home, including: - Garden maintenance, pruning, mowing or weeding where there are issues of safety or accessibility. - Replacement of light bulbs and tap washers. - Installation of batteries in smoke or security alarms. - Minor carpentry repairs. - Cleaning of gutters or windows. - Minor roof repairs.
Our Lady of Consolation’s Domestic Assistance Service provides a wide range of services to support older people living in the community, using our own funds.
- We have been providing a fortnightly shopping bus service to allow older people easier access to the Westfield shopping centre at Mt Druitt.
- We have also been very involved in facilitating social bus trips
- helps you with basic chores around the house so that you can relax
- changing the sheets and doing laundry [as part of the Our Lady of Consolation’s Home Linen Service (twice weekly)]
-defrosting the fridge
- tidying your spare room