Hunter Community Care

A Whiddon carer laughing along with a resident as they play on an iPad at a community care home in Maitland.

Whiddon’s Community Care services provide personalised health, wellbeing and support services to help older people stay living at home for longer. Our services are available in the Hunter region, including areas across Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Maitland. For a complete list of Community Care service areas around the Hunter Region, see below.

Our Community Care services include accompanied transport services to help you access your community and continue attending social events, as well as services to support you around the home, such as help with domestic tasks, grocery shopping and more.

Want to learn all about Home Care Packages and how you can use them to access our Community Care services? Talk to us today by giving us a call or filling in a contact form below!

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We offer government-funded Home Care Packages and private community care options with a wide range of services:

  • Assisted transport
  • Award-winning Creative Clubs
  • Assistance with shopping and meal preparation
  • Domestic services, housework, linen and laundry
  • Respite Care
  • Social groups
  • Nursing and clinical care
  • After hospital care to help you settle back in at home
  • Personal care and grooming
  • Pet Care
  • Help with home and garden maintenance

Our Service Area

Our Hunter Community Care service area covers a large area across Newcastle, Lake Macquarie and Maitland, including:

  • Newcastle: Adamstown, Hamilton, Wallsend, Newcastle
  • Lake Macquarie: Belmont, Belmont North, Caves Beach, Charlestown, Marks Point, Millers Forest, Mount Hutton, Redhead, Swansea, Pelican
  • Maitland: Aberglassyn, Cessnock, Largs, Maitland, East Maitland, Thornton

Our service delivery areas are flexible, please speak to our team about services in your area.

Whiddon Community Care, Hunter location

120 Redhead Road, Redhead NSW 2290

Phone 1300 738 388

Whiddon understands that for many people with disability, support starts with having easier access to information and flexible services.

We provide a range of community care and help at home services for people with a disability, including support with personal care and daily living, housework, transport to access your community and social support.

We also offer an Attendant Care Program which has been developed to enhance the comfort, safety and independence of people with a disability who live at home.

  • support with personal care and daily living
  • assistance with housework
  • transport to access your community
  • social support
  • services provided through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)
  • support services through the Attendant Care program

Whiddon are an approved provider with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) and Lifetime Care and Support (part of Insurance and Care NSW). We provide care and support services for people with a disability through Lifetime Care and Support.

Whiddon Hunter Community Care provides ongoing support through our private community care services and work with you to create a plan that meets your goals and needs and supports you to stay connected to the people, interests, places and things that are important to you.

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