New England Community Care

A Whiddon carer with residents baking at an aged care home in Tamworth.

Whiddon’s New England Community Care services provide personalised health, wellbeing and support services to older Australians near Tamworth, helping them stay living at home for longer. See below for a full list of our service areas!

Community Care Services can include support services that are delivered to your home, such as domestic support, nursing care and help around the garden, or support and transport to access your community and continue attending social events.

Talk to us today about how you can access our Community Care Services near Tamworth, including using Home Care Packages or paying privately.

We’re here to help, so let us know what support you need.

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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 service area covers a large area across the Gunnedah, Moree and Narrabri Shires, including:

  • Tamworth
  • Gunnedah Shire: Maules Creek
  • Moree Plains Shire: Moree
  • Narrabri Shire: Bellata, Boggabri, Narrabri, Wee Waa

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

Whiddon Community Care, New England location

Tamworth, NSW 2340

Phone 1300 738 388

Whiddon’s Seniors Program is a day respite program that runs two days per week at our Narrabri residential home. The program provides social support for older people and respite for carers.

The day respite program offers a range of social, creative ageing and wellbeing activities. These activities vary from week to week, with clients’ preferred activities incorporated into the activity plan.

The Program focuses on enabling and encouraging older people to maintain and improve their independence. The activities that we offer as part of the program will include exercise programs aimed at promoting strength and reducing the risk of falling and activities that promote cognitive engagement.

Our activities include:

  • Art, craft and music activities
  • Outings in the community to cafes and events
  • BBQs and special events
  • Learning to use iPads
  • Discussion groups, games and entertainment
  • Physical activities around regaining strength and mobility.

Find out more about Community Care