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Every minute, every hour, every day, Silver Chain provides care to people living in metropolitan, country and remote areas of Western Australia.

Our services, including home care, palliative care, emergency care, family health care and other care services is a testament to the accumulated knowledge that comes with working with the Western Australian community for over 100 years.

Personal Care

Silver Chain's personal care service provides assistance with daily tasks relating to personal hygiene, meal preparation and medication that you may be having difficulty with or no longer able to do. We can assist you with tasks that may be hindering your ability to remain living independently in your own home. With support and encouragement, you may even regain skills, regain independence, and enjoy a better quality of life.

Not all Silver Chain services are available in all areas. For further information please contact our Customer Centre on (08) 9242 0242 or country callers on 1300 650 803 (for the cost of a local call).

Domestic Assistance

Silver Chain's domestic assistance service provides support with domestic duties that you may be having difficulty with or are no longer able to do . We can assist you with tasks that may be hindering your ability to remain living independently in your own home. With support and encouragement, you may even regain skills, regain independence, and enjoy a better quality of life.

Not all Silver Chain services are available in all areas. For further information please contact our Customer Centre on (08) 9242 0242 or country callers on 1300 650 803 (for the cost of a local call).

Respite

Silver Chain's respite service can provide you with assistance when you need it. Respite is tailored to your individual needs and may include in home respite, centre based day care or cottage respite.

Respite can offer you an interval of rest or relief while you care for someone who is aged, has a disability or a life limiting illness.

A carer will come into your home to provide care while you have a break. Planned Respite will allow you some time to take care of yourself and your needs. Your health and wellbeing are essential to enable you to provide long term care.  Our carer will ensure your family member or friend is looked after while you have some planned time for yourself.

Cottage respite

The Rockingham Respite Cottage is close to the Rockingham foreshore and provides centre based respite care to people who are aged, have a disability or life limiting illness.

The support we provide enables carers to take a short term break.  The cottage operates as a Day Centre with before and after hours care and overnight accommodation. Home cooked meals are served in a warm and friendly environment.

Activities such as art and craft, music, games, puzzles and outings are all offered at the cottage. Transport to and from the cottage can also be arranged.

Commonwealth Carelink and Respite Centre

Commonwealth Respite and Carelink Centres (CRCC) co-ordinate access to respite services in your local community. Our staff can give you advice about respite services and find the service closest to you. They can also help you plan regular respite to enable you to continue in your caring role. Click for more information.

Not all Silver Chain services are available in all areas. For further information please contact our Customer Centre on (08) 9242 0242 or country callers on 1300 650 803 (for the cost of a local call).

Address 6 Sundercombe Street
Osborne Park WA 6017
Tel 08 9242 0242
Fax 08 9242 0268
 
Website www.silverchain.org.au