Sometimes, things in life may not go as planned. A change in circumstances means you may require help with everyday activity.
It is reassuring; there is a service you can rely on. OR Umbrella wants to reassure you that you can rely on our service.
Umbrella Inc’s ‘At Home Care Services’ are designed to assist people like you, remain living independently in their homes by providing you services and staff who are thoroughly trained and bilingual.
This personalised service gives you the ability to retain your independence in your familiar home environment.
Umbrella can help you with tasks you are not able to do. We will match your cultural and language needs to the right support worker. The service is a personal one, that is culturally harmonious and stands the test of time.
I am so happy with your support worker who visits me. Very caring and hardworking person. I am so glad the same person comes every week, I don’t have to explain everything all over again.
Home Care Packages
Home Care Packages (HCP) are designed to cater to people with a higher level of care needs. It also provides flexibility and choice to people about how this care will be delivered.
Our HCP program builds on the experience and skills of a long history in providing innovative home care services in the Perth and Peel regions.
This is assistance is provided in your home and includes heavy domestic tasks such as vacuuming and mopping floors, cleaning the bathroom and toilet and any other necessary at home tasks. Under Domestic Assistance, Umbrella can also assist with all types of shopping (using a prepared list) and paying bills.
Our support workers are experienced at providing sensitive and discreet low or high-level personal care. Such as assistance with showering, grooming and toileting in the ways you choose, at times that will suit you.
Home and Garden Maintenance
Home and Garden Maintenance is focused on keeping you safe in your home. This support can include assistance with general gardening duties such as weeding, pruning shrubs and sweeping pathways. Umbrella can also assist with handyperson work and small repairs.
Social Support is provided by a support worker assisting you. The support enables you to maintain social contacts and access to the community whilst still living at home.
Social Support can include companionship, helping you get to the shops and assisting with shopping, banking and bill paying. It also includes accompanying you during appointments, visiting doctors and going to the pharmacy.
Respite is assistance provided to carers. Respite enables carers to have a short break from their caring role.
Umbrella provides a support worker to stay with the client while the carer is having a break. Respite is usually provided in blocks with a minimum period of two hours.
Community Visitor Scheme – FREE program
The Community Visitor Scheme (CVS) program matches a suitable volunteer with an older person from a Culturally & Linguistically Diverse (CALD) or LGBTI+ backgrounds who are experiencing social isolation. This volunteer then meets and visits them.
These visits are relaxed and social: they can chat together, share a cup of tea, play a board game or go for a walk in the garden. The best part is, this is a completely free service!