Services for older residents
Retirement living, home care, residential aged care facilities and more.
Parkes Shire caters for aging residents with a range of care facilities and in-house aged care services.
Frazer Court Hostel, Peak Hill
Phone: 02 6869 1400
Trundle Multipurpose Health Service
Phone: 02 6892 1051
Tullamore Multipurpose Health Service
Phone: 02 6892 5003
Parkes Aged and Disabled Support Scheme is a Home and Community Care organisation offering social support to frail aged and young disabled people and their carers. Services include shopping, banking, account paying, social visitation, referral and advocacy. This is a free service for eligible clients. The service is funded by the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care.
Parkes/Lachlan Home Modification and Maintenance Service is funded by the Commonwealth and State Governments through the Department of Ageing, Disability and Home Care's HACC program. The service provides Home Modification and maintenance services to frail aged people and younger people with disabilities and their carers.
Examples of work that can be done include:
- step modification
- grab rails
- hand rails
- slip resistant tiles
- chair raisers/bed raisers
- internal and external ramps and rails
- hand held showers
- advice on taps
- widening of doorways
- repairs to gutters, windows, doors, floors, steps and paths
The aim of the service is to assist people to remain in their own homes rather than having to move into a nursing home or hostel accommodation.
For further information on the service contact the coordinator on 02 6862 6203 between 9.00am and 5.00pm Monday to Friday.
Parkes/Lachlan Home Modification and Maintenance Service