Reason for Hiring In-Home Support Services in Melbourne

In today’s times, people hardly have time to take care of themselves, much less their loved ones. Hence, hiring in-home support services, like First Support in Melbourne is a great option. In-home support services offer the following benefits:

  • They can cook you home cooked meals and you are saved the time you spend cooking and meal planning. An in-home care support worker will not only cook the food for you, but also shop for groceries and provide mealtime companionship. Since elders tend to eat less and lack nutrition, in-home help for seniors ensure that senior citizens are well fed and healthy.
  • In-home support services also involve keeping your house clean by vacuuming, doing the dishes, doing the laundry, and other basic housekeeping activities.
  • In the case of elderly people, in-home care support includes keeping track of medication intake and ensuring they take their medicines on time
  • For people who are aged, have a disability or disease, or who need assistance in performing physical activity, the support worker will help to keep them healthy by keeping them active and providing them assistance in performing their favourite activities.
  • For people who are unable to take care of themselves, in-home support services help to keep them looking and feeling great by helping them bathe and cleaning themselves. In fact, these caregivers have special training that helps them provide such care.
  • They help you complete your long to-do lists and help you save your time and effort
  • They can help you keep organised and give you reminders for important tasks that you might forget due to bad memory or old age or both.

Home Care Services to Keep Seniors Safe at Home

While the process of aging is inevitable and irreversible, it is difficult to take care of your elderly parents and other relatives simply due to lack of time. Giving your complete and undivided attention to your aged, loved ones is next to impossible thanks to your busy life and this is a cause of worry for you. An in-home service provider like First Support can take care of your loved ones at a very nominal charge. They can provide you with a person who will make sure that your loved ones are treated with utmost request and all their needs are taken care of. Following are some services provided by in-home support services:

  • Assistance with daily household chores like cooking, doing the laundry, washing the dishes, vacuuming the floor and so on
  • Assistance in feeding your loved one if they are unable to do it themselves
  • Assistance in bathing your loved one if they have difficulty doing so by themselves
  • Assistance in planning doctors’ appointments and refilling medication as in-home support service personnel not only have training in this regard but are also equipped with the full medical history of the person in concern.
  • These in-home services personnel will help accident-proof your loved one’s home so that they do not meet with any accidents or mishaps.
  • The in-home service personnel help in performing tasks like mailing the post, arranging visits with family and friends, and so on.

To learn more about First Supports’ in-home support services, you can contact us on 0423 595 888 or email us at