Greater Eastern Melbourne

  • Approved Aged Care Services Provider

  • Fully Insured

  • Fully Qualified Carers

  • Police Checked

  • Working With Children Checked

  • Association of Private Nursing Services

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Locally Owned

Sabine has lived and worked locally for more than 30 years, building strong connections with communities in the greater eastern suburbs of Melbourne. Working for the past 20 years in the disability, aged care, and community care sectors, it wasn’t difficult for Sabine to predict the growing need for high-quality in-home care services in Melbourne’s East.

Providing care for a wide range of individuals and families has equipped Sabine with a strong understanding of the challenges faced in all settings. With a strong commitment to meet these challenges and provide compassionate and attentive in-home care services, Sabine opened Simply Helping Greater Eastern Melbourne in May 2016. The growing demand for experienced in-home care, combined with positive feedback allowed Sabine and her dedicated team to expand into Eastern Melbourne in 2018.

We are extremely pleased to support families requiring aged and disability care in Eastern and Greater Eastern Melbourne. Our vision is to provide high-quality in-home care services by working in partnership with participants, their next of kin and all other advocates to accomplish excellence.

Experience

When it comes to understanding the needs of people with a disability or health concerns, there is no substitute for experience. Sabine has valuable firsthand experience as a nurse, internal auditor, case manager, and rehabilitation consultant, as well as an aged and disability care educator. When you meet with Sabine and her team, their extensive experience quickly becomes reassuring. Their friendly service and combined experience underpin every relationship, enabling Simply Helping to provide a unique and positive in-home care experience.

We appreciate that most people manage the challenges of ageing or living with a disability differently. Understanding your personal needs and goals are key to providing tailored in-home care, and forms an important part of our philosophy.

Our Philosophy

We place your needs first by taking the time to carefully understand your requirements, then carefully match the most suited carer. This enables us to champion the needs and goals of each person. Our core purpose is to provide excellent support so that you can continue to enjoy the comfort and familiar surroundings of your own home.

This is a passion for us, not just a business. Each team member considers their role, and each unique relationship, to be a privilege.  We value our participants, employees and care workers, so we continually strive to maintain the highest standards and create a great home and work environment for everyone.

Tailored In-Home Care

Are you wondering how to find the right in-home care solution to meet your unique circumstances? No matter how straight forward or complex your situation may be, our friendly and experienced team are available to discuss your requirements. We provide a wide range of flexible, tailored in-home care services to ensure you can continue to live safely and comfortably in your own home.

In addition to our core services such as aged care, disability care, companionship, gardening, transport and in-home respite, we also provide tailored NDIS services to self-managed and agency managed NDIS individuals.

Approved Home Care Package Provider

We are an approved Home Care Package Provider. Home Care Packages are government funded, providing those over the age of 65 with individualised care and support through a case manager. Our Simply Helping case manager is the point of contact for you and your support networks. They will work with you to set up your Home Care Package and to assist you to identify goals that support independent living and quality of life. Based on your needs and goals, your case manager will co-ordinate services to support your ongoing health and well-being, so you can remain in your own home.

Our Team

Most people are interested in the experience, qualifications and capability of our team to provide the right level of in-home care. We welcome your questions and we are always happy to provide as much information as you need, so that you can make a well-informed choice. Here is a little more helpful information about our team.

Our Office Team:

Our friendly office team have more than 20 years’ experience in community office administration. They are helpful, skilled communicators who collaborate with you and your support network to maintain supportive relationships and open communication.

Our Home Care Packages Team

With valuable case management and nursing experience, our team approach to home care packages helps to make life a little easier for many families.

Vanessa, our case manager, has more than 20 years’ experience in aged care. Beginning her career as a Personal Care Worker, she soon upskilled to become an Enrolled Nurse. With a diploma in Nursing, a diploma in Community Services Coordination, and a wealth of Case Management experience, you are in good hands with Vanessa.

Belinda is a Registered Nurse, specialising in neuroscience, with a post graduate certificate. Belinda most recently worked with Aged Care Transitional Services (ACAS) and Transitional Care for 7 years. Prior to nursing, she was a Personal Care Assistant for in home care and residential care facilities for approximately 8 years. Belinda brings almost 20 years of experience as a Registered Nurse to our team.

Sandra is an Enrolled Nurse with experience spanning more than 17 years in aged care. For the past 15 years, Sandra has been caring for people in residential aged care and hospital settings. With vast nursing experience behind her, Sandra’s caring approach is key to our Case Management team and the families we assist.

Our Owner and Manager:

Sabine has more than 20 years of experience in care services.

Between them, Sabine and Lisa have more than 50 years of combined experience. Sabine and Lisa work closely with you and your support networks, to identify personal goals and work towards maximising your independence.

Our Carers:

Our reliable and responsive carers strive to maintain high standards at all times, with a focus on dignity, comfort and privacy. They embody our values by maintaining and enhancing the life and well-being of others.

Our rigorous hiring process consists of multiple interviews, background checks including reference checks, police checks, and a Working With Children Check. This in-depth process allows us to match each care worker with the needs of our participants.

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Services

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