CARE SERVICE FOR HER 88-YEAR-OLD MUM

Susie Pendergast with her mum Gloria Hicks and Home Care Assistance Caregiver Sue-ellen Proctor

Susie Pendergast was looking for a care service for her 88-year-old mum Gloria Hicks about four months ago.

She contacted Home Care Assistance after reading about the service in the Hills To Hawkesbury magazine and says she has been delighted with the service her mum has received.

Her mother’s care giver is Sue-ellen Proctor who comes in twice a week to give Susie a chance to catch up with errands and do things she need to do.

“She makes mum lunch, gives her a shower, reads to her or takes her for a walk,” said Mrs Pendergast.

“She is so caring and really looks after mum, we are so happy with Sue-ellen.”

Sue-ellen Proctor said: “Susie make me feel very welcome and a pleasure to be any assistance to Mrs Hicks a lovely lady lots of laughs a joy to be there.” Home Care Assistance provides seniors with one-toone assistance in their own home.

A spokesman said: “We provide older adults with quality care that enables them to live happier, healthier lives at home. Our services are distinguished by the calibre of our caregivers, the responsiveness of our staff and our expertise in Live-In care. We embrace a positive, balanced approa ch to ageing centred on the evolving needs of older adults.”

Home Care Assistance is flexible, and provides individual services including.

• Meal Preparation
• Grocery shopping and errands
• Transportation to doctor appointments, supermarket, pharmacy
• Bathing, dressing and grooming assistance
• Medication reminders
• Social Support
• Domestic Assistance
• Respite Care
• Laundry and Change of bed linens
• Companionship and range of motion exercise
• Assisting with walking and transfer from bed to wheelchair
• Status reporting to family.

For details visit www.homecareassistancegreaterparramatta.com.au. or call 02 4789 0622