When should I have an assessment? – Helping Hand

When should I have an assessment?

When should I think about having an assessment for help at home?

It is normal to be unsure when thinking about arranging support at home – it is a big step. Additionally, people may be worried that an assessment means a fast-track to a nursing home. The reality is that having an assessment to arrange home care services can help you to remain independent at home for longer, and can even improve your quality of life. You can get started by calling My Aged Care on 1800 100 422.

Helping Hand also offers an alternative – Elevate by Helping Hand – which doesn’t require any assessment. All home care services we offer can be provided through Elevate, through a pay-per-service hourly fee arrangement.


This post is part of a series of frequently asked questions – read more Home Care Services FAQs here, and discover all our Frequently Asked Questions here.

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