Support Types

There are various names for the same supports we provide at All About Caring some words that maybe familiar or that you may see in your plan include:

  • Assist - Travel/Transport
  • Household Tasks
  • Therapeutic Supports
  • High Intensity Daily Personal Activities
  • Assist - Personal Activities 
  • Specialised Positive Behaviour Support
  • Community Nursing Care
  • Daily Tasks/Shared Living
  • Participate Community
  • Attendant Care
  • Support Coordination

There supports are also defined and named below: 

Personal assistance

Includes assistance with personal care activities such as feeding, drinking, toileting, personal hygiene, grooming and dressing and personal administration such as personal correspondence.

Community access

Includes social and vocational activities and facilitation of community access through transport and mobility.

Educational support

Includes those services required to allow the person to enter and remain at school or other educational facility.

Respite care

Provides respite for either the person or their family/carer (to provide a break) and can be provided for the person at home or in a separate location.

Palliative care

Provides care and assistance in the last stages of life.

Domestic services

Includes cooking, cleaning, shopping and similar tasks involved in the everyday operation and maintenance of a household.

Home nursing

Includes those direct care tasks requiring specialised skills, training or experience of a Registered Nurse.

Child care services

Involves supervising and attending to the needs of children for the purpose of ensuring their welfare in the absence of a parent, guardian or other suitable carer.

Vocational support

Include those services required to assist the person to maintain employment.

Social support

Assists the person to participate in social activities in the community.

Therapy program support  

Involves implementing therapeutic programs.