Seniors and Aged Care
The services below can offer older people social connections, help to maintain their independence and enjoy themselves.
COMMUNITY VISITORS SCHEME
The Community Visitors Scheme makes regular visits to people who are socially isolated or at risk of social isolation or loneliness.
Mates supports who live alone or who have few social connections, people with disability and people recovering from mental illness to help improve their wellbeing by matching them with a volunteer who visits in their own home.
T 4941 3212
SENIORS RIGHTS SERVICE
TeleCHAT provides older people who have little or no social connection with a regular phone call from a volunteer. Volunteers call regularly for a friendly chat and are matched with older people based on hobbies or shared interests.
T 4941 3219
TELECROSS – DAILY WELFARE CALLS
Telecross is a service that calls you daily to make sure that you are OK. Telecross is for people who are frail and aged, have a disability, are housebound or who are recovering from an illness or accident.
T 4941 3218
Aged care services can help older people and their families with care and services to make life a little bit easier. These services offer a range of care options for older people and their carers including residential care, in home services and carer relief.
Integrated Living provides care for older people in their own home. They can help with looking after the home, helping with meals, helping with medication or they can provide nursing care.
T 1300 782 896
3 Wilkinson Avenue, Muswellbrook
Ourcare offers assistance for people in Singleton and the Hunter who need extra help with daily tasks. Ourcare can help older people and people living with a disability with looking after their home, transport, helping with meals and other things to help people live in the community.
T 6571 2300
3 Bathurst Street, Singleton
Calvary Cooinda offers permanent accommodation and care for older people. They also offer short-term accommodation for older people. This can be used for up to 2 weeks while a carer is away or has other commitments.
T 6572 1537
42 Bathurst Street, Singleton
MERCY RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE
SINGLETON SENIOR CITIZENS CENTRE
Singleton Senior Citizens Centre is available for hire for functions and events. It also hosts activities and community groups.
T 6572 2636
UNITING ELIZABETH GATES
MY AGED CARE
My Aged Care is a website that gives people information about aged care services in Australia. This website can help you find an aged care service, explain what different services can do for you or your loved one and provides information about what costs might be involved.
T 1800 200 422