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.
T 4941 3212

MATES

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

The Seniors Rights Service provides advice, advocacy and education for older people about legal concerns.
1800 424 079
seniorsrightsservice.org.au

TELECHAT

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.
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.
4941 3218

AGED CARE

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

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
integratedliving.org.au
3 Wilkinson Avenue, Muswellbrook

OURCARE

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.
6571 2300
ourcare.org.au
3 Bathurst Street, Singleton

CALVARY COOINDA

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.
6572 1537
calvarycare.org.au
42 Bathurst Street, Singleton

MERCY RESIDENTIAL AGED CARE

Mercy offers permanent accommodation and care for older people.
6572 2499
W mercyservices.org.au
24 Combo Lane, Singleton

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

Uniting Elizabeth Gates offers permanent accommodation and care for older people.
T 1800 864 846
W uniting.org
128 Blaxland Avenue, Singleton

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
W myagedcare.gov.au