In Home Care for People In Cairns Requiring Moderate Care | Regain confidence and freedom with the knowledge that you’re in good hands.

What is Home CareSocialise, exercise and maintain quality of life for you and your family with top class social and clinical care.

We are a team of capable, joyful and professional carers who make it our business to help you stay home.

With the support of a team of registered nurses our experienced carers will be there day and night to make life that little bit easier and make you feel Ten Years Younger.

We have access to a network of specialist allied health professionals. This is part of our comprehensive and convenient service to make your life easier.

  • Social Outings & Companionship
  • Domestic Assistance
  • Health Management
  • Personal Care
  • Dementia / Alzheimers Care (early onset)
  • Parkinson’s Care (early onset)
  • Cancer Care (early stages)
  • Arthritis / Osteoporosis Care
  • Minor Stroke Care
  • Impaired Senses Care

Social Outings & Companionship

Here are some examples of social and companionship activities:

  • Exercise
  • Conversation
  • Go to the cinema
  • Go on holidays
  • Attend events
  • Write memoirs
  • Write and read poetry
  • Write letters
  • Write emails
  • Browse Facebook
  • Search the internet
  • Go shopping
  • Attend tourist attractions
  • Work in the garden

With a carer you can have confidence because you’re not alone doing the things that you love to do.

Domestic Assistance

Here are some examples of domestic assistance services:

  • Assist with meal preparation
  • Cleaning
  • Ironing
  • Dusting
  • Shopping
  • Meal planning
  • Laundry
  • Vacuuming
  • Sweeping
  • Dog walking
  • Household management
  • Making up beds
  • Running errands

We want you to stay home, healthy and capable so we’ll take on the tasks that are becoming difficult so you can keep doing the ones you enjoy.

Health Management

Here are some examples of health management activities:

  • Assist with medication
  • Attend medical appointments
  • Support to attend medical appointments
  • Coordinate allied health services
  • Meal planning
  • Meal preparation (either alone or together)
  • Pain management
  • Wound management

We’re there to help you take your medications at the right time and while we’re there we’ll get a few things done around the house for you.

Personal Care

This is a simple and common situation that we address at Ten Years Younger Home Care. The benefits are many to those we help. You will be able to choose the carer you feel most comfortable with. It will be the same carer every time and you provide the terms and details – be it day, time of day and type of assistance.

Here are some examples of personal care:

  • Grooming
  • Attending hair appointments
  • Attending nail appointments
  • Showering
  • Toileting

Personal hygiene is fundamental and having to wait for family and friends to come by and help can be both embarrassing and demeaning for the recipient. We take great pride in upholding the dignity of our clients by taking time to win trust, taking time to ensure that they understand exactly what is going on and by paying respect to their desires.

Dementia / Alzheimers Care (early onset)

Here are some examples of services that we provide:

  • Domestic assistance (we will happily discuss your lifestyle and daily schedule with you and work out ways to proactively manage the risks that come with this condition)
    • Ironing
    • Cooking
    • Laundry
    • Meal planning
    • Household management
  • Risk management
    • Risk assessment
    • Risk mitigation
    • Contingency planning
  • Companionship
  • Health management

Don’t worry, frustrating symptoms don’t need to get you down nor put you in danger. Our carers will be there in the background to help you confidently live in the home you love.

Parkinson’s Care (early onset)

Here are some examples of services that we provide:

  • Domestic assistance
    • There are lots of ways that we can make your living areas friendlier and more practical to use
    • We can also take over some of the household tasks which are no longer so easy for you to do
  • Risk management
    • Risk assessment
    • Risk mitigation
    • Contingency planning
  • Companionship
  • Health management

We understand that you’re at your best when you’ve slept well and feel like life us under control and we take great pride in helping you to to achieve that state.

Cancer Care (early stages)

Here are some examples of services that we provide:

  • Companionship
    • Go on walks
    • Have talks
    • Work in the garden together
  • Domestic assistance
    • We take some of the burden off your shoulders and make things a little easier for you while you go through this journey
  • Health management
    • Attend medical appointments
    • Coordinate allied health services

We know that you’d just like to be able to forget about it all and get on with life and that’s exactly what we’re here to help you do. Simply tell us what type of support you need and when it would be most beneficial to you and we’ll get started.

Arthritis / Osteoporosis Care

Here are some examples services that we provide:

  • Domestic assistance
    • Typing up emails
    • Pegging clothes on the line
    • Trimming flowers
  • Risk management
    • Risk assessment
    • Risk mitigation
    • Contingency planning
  • Companionship
  • Health management

We know that there are certain tasks that are very difficult to manage alone because of the pain so please tell us what they are and we’ll manage them for you. You’ll enjoy having us around and you’ll find renewed time and energy to do the other tasks that your arthritis doesn’t interfere with.

Minor Stroke Care

Here are some examples services that we provide:

  • Companionship
    • Going for walks
    • Writing emails
  • Domestic assistance
    • We take some of the burden off your shoulders and make things a little easier for you while you go through this journey
  • Personal care
    • Attending hair appointments
    • Attending nail appointments
    • Assistance with showering
    • Assistance with grooming
  • Health management
    • Attend medical appointments
    • Coordination of allied health services
    • Meal planning
    • Meal preparation

We understand that some tasks which used to be easy now require a great deal of effort and that it’s sometimes difficult for busy families to commit the time whilst you recover so we come in to help you get on with life.

Impaired Senses Care

Here are some examples of services that we provide:

  • Companionship
    • Going for walks
    • Writing emails
  • Domestic assistance
    • Shopping
    • Cleaning
    • Laundry
    • Household management
  • Personal care
    • Assistance with grooming
  • Health management
    • Attend medical appointments
    • Coordination of allied health services
    • Meal planning
    • Meal preparation

We know that Mum/Dad relies on you for help with activities of daily living and that you worry about her/him when nobody is by their side. Allow us to provide some assistance and peace of mind.