WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
You are eligible if you are:
A person who is frail aged or a carer of a person who is frail aged;
or a person with a disability who requires support and assistance;
or a person who cares for an adult or child with a disability.
WHO ARE WE?
Bega Valley Home Modification and Maintenance Services (HMMS) are part of the HACC (Home and Community Care) Program, jointly funded by State and Federal Governments.
WHAT IS OUR AIM?
Bega Valley Home Modification provides modification and some maintenance work for people who are frail aged, people with disabilities and their carers so they may live independently in the community and remain in their homes longer until higher level care is required. The major emphasis is on access, safety and independence.
Enhancing people’s lives by assisting them to remain living at home
What will it cost me?
If you agree to work being done for you, there is a financial contribution expected that is determined by the size of the job.
We will discuss that before you agree to the work.
Minor Modifications recommended by an Occupational Therapist include:
supply and installation of grabrails
supply and installation of handrails
supply and installation of hand held showers
access modifications such as ramps, step wedges, easy steps and paths to suit individual needs
Major Modifications recommended by an Occupational Therapist include:
access modifications such as ramps
Home Maintenance - Safety & Access
Bega Valley Home Modification & Maintenance Service provide some maintenance work relating specifically to safety and access e.g. repairing a set of stairs that may not be safe.
Adjusting temperature on hot water systems
Safety adjustments e.g. making cords, rugs etc safe
Furniture/fittings adjustments e.g. Adjusting height of tables, chairs and beds
Modifications can make all the difference
Servicing all areas of the the Bega Valley
Visit Bega Valley Home Modification in the Community Living Support Centre at 101-103 Bega Street, Bega
PO Box 860 Bega NSW 2550
02 6292 3756