Mecwacare

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    1000+
About Mecwacare
mecwacare is a leading not-for-profit organisation with a reputation for excellence. We have provided care to the Victorian community for over 55 years, offering residential aged care, respite care, in-home support, community programs, and disability and nursing services. We provide optimal choice for people of all ages, irrespective of financial, religious, cultural or lifestyle background.

mecwacare cares for over 10,000 people each week across greater Melbourne and regional Victoria through a highly-integrated service network operated by more than 1,000 employees and over 250 volunteers.

Our organisation believes in responding to the changing needs of the community and actively encourages and supports continuous improvement, innovation and safe service delivery.

mecwacare is a recognised leader in in-home nursing and care services. We provide care and support across metropolitan Melbourne and the Ballarat region, and offer a comprehensive, flexible and responsive service. Our team of qualified and experienced nurses has a strong commitment to providing personalised care that is focused on maintaining independence.

We support clients of all ages and abilities, including older people, people with illnesses such as multiple sclerosis or dementia, and healthy people with an acquired brain injury or an intellectual disability. mecwacare supports our clients to remain in their own homes for as long as they wish. Each health and wellbeing service is integrated so care is tailored to meet client needs, yet is flexible as circumstances change.

If you would like to receive our services you can contact us directly, or you can be referred to us by your doctor, another health professional, a family member or a carer. Many of mecwacare’s Home Nursing and Care Services are available through government-funded healthcare programs including Home and Community Care (HACC), Department of Veterans’ Affairs (DVA) Community Nursing Program and Home Care Packages (levels 1-4). In some cases service fees are either completely or partially funded by these programs. mecwacare service fees may also be covered by health insurance providers.

Private Care

All mecwacare home nursing and home care services can be purchased privately across metropolitan Melbourne and the Ballarat region.

Home Nursing Services

mecwacare provides in-home support of a medical nature for our clients, including clinical assessments, medication management, respite and dementia care.

Home Care Services

mecwacare provides in-home personal support for our clients, including personal care, meals, companionship and transport.

Disability Care

mecwacare has many years of experience in providing care to people with a disability who live independently in their own homes. Our comprehensive and rigorous Learning and Development program ensures all our care staff maintain the specific skills required to address the often complex care needs of each client with a disability.

 

Service Offices

South West Region Service

Our South West Region Service is based in Ballarat and provides in-home nursing and care throughout the region. We have clients of all ages and abilities including older people, people with illnesses such as multiple sclerosis or dementia, and healthy people with an acquired brain injury or an intellectual disability.

City of Melbourne Service

Our City of Melbourne Service is based in Melbourne's CBD and provides in-home nursing and care throughout Melbourne's inner city suburbs. We have clients of all ages and abilities including older people, people with illnesses such as multiple sclerosis or dementia, and healthy people with an acquired brain injury or an intellectual disability.

North West Metro Service

Our North West Metro Service is based in Keilor East and provides in-home nursing and care throughout Melbourne's northern and western suburbs. We have clients of all ages and abilities including older people, people with illnesses such as multiple sclerosis or dementia, and healthy people with an acquired brain injury or an intellectual disability.

South East Metro Service

Our South East Metro Service is based in Malvern and provides in-home nursing and care throughout Melbourne's southern and eastern suburbs. We have clients of all ages and abilities including older people, people with illnesses such as multiple sclerosis or dementia, and healthy people with an acquired brain injury or an intellectual disability.

South East Region Service

Our South East Region Service is based in Pakenham and provides in-home nursing and care throughout Melbourne's outer south-east. We have clients of all ages and abilities including older people, people with illnesses such as multiple sclerosis or dementia, and healthy people with an acquired brain injury or an intellectual disability.