SENIORS

Calling all people 65 and over!

Our mission is to support you to live healthily, happily and safely in your own home for as long as possible.

Our team will help you fill in the support gaps and provide a cuppa and a listening ear wherever needed. 

Whether you need help with your shopping or want to make new friends, we’d love to chat.

Please fill in this quick survey to let us know how we can support you.

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Looking for an affordable way to immerse yourself in nature and enjoy gorgeous scenery and delicious food with great company? Then our social bus trips and outings are just the thing for you. We have COVID-friendly, socially distanced excursions to some of the best destinations Sydney has to offer.

We offer personalised support for people living with dementia, their families, and carers. The Cottage in Rushcutters Bay, is our dedicated dementia day centre. It provides a safe, secure and friendly environment. Here, clients can find a sense of belonging and social connection.

Are you a carer? Do you need a regular break to run your errands or simply enjoy some rest? Our Flexible Respite Care Service is for you. We can provide both you and the person you care for with a refreshing break. We offer support for frail aged persons and people with a dementia diagnosis.

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To be well we need to eat well. And we have a service dedicated to helping people do just that. Our staff and volunteers are at the shops and on the road five days a week to make sure our clients’ kitchens are well-stocked. We offer a range of services to help make shopping and cooking easier.

Can we help with your loved one’s Home Care Package? South Eastern Community Connect is an approved home care service provider, regulated by the Australian government. Our aim is to help seniors continue living safely and independently at home for as long as they want to – and are able to – with our support. 

Would you like support with shopping, banking, bill-paying, or medical appointments? Or would you like someone to visit you regularly just for some company? Our staff and volunteers offer individual assistance for the frail aged and their carers to support their independence and wellbeing.

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Our buses and cars run Monday through to Friday. ​They will stop at your door and take you out for shopping, bus trips, personal transport with a car and driver, or a social outing. Flexible transport by car is available to take you to and from your appointments. Cost is $10 each way. 

Our Tuesday Lunch Group meets every Tuesday at The SECC Community Hub in Mascot. We share morning tea, lunch and bingo, starting at 10am. All are welcome! Please enquire about transport options on (02) 8338 8506.

My Aged Care

Your pathway to government funding for these services is My Aged Care. My Aged Care (MAC) is accessible via the website or by calling 1800 200 422.

Through My Aged Care, the Australian Government helps you navigate the aged care system, gives you choice, more control, and easier access to a full range of aged care services.

Since 1 July 2015, new service users aged 65 years or older have needed to register with My Aged Care (MAC) to receive help from the government to pay for any of these services.

​To make a referral to South Eastern Community Connect, please contact My Aged Care and nominate us as a preferred service provider.

​Should you choose to pay for these services in full yourself, please contact us directly to book.

Carer Gateway  

Carer Gateway makes it easier for carers to access practical information and advice and connect with services in their local area. Carer Gateway comprises a national telephone service, website and an interactive service finder to help carers locate their nearest existing support services. Carers can call 1800 422 737 from Monday to Friday between 8am and 6pm and speak to a helpful and professional Australia-based team who can help with information and provide links to local services.​

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