Alpine@Home services

Alpine@Home Community Care

Council handed over the operation of its Home and Community Care (HACC) service to Alpine Health on July 1, 2016.

For more information on the Alpine@Home Community Care Service, visit the Alpine Health website here.

The Alpine@Home Community Care Services include:

  • Home and Community Care (HACC)
  • District Nursing Service
  • Packaged Care (Community Aged Care Packages and Flexible High Care Places)
  • Alpine@Home Activity Group.

Alpine@Home provides a comprehensive and coordinated range of community care services to meet individual clients assessed needs - from those who need only a little assistance right through to clients who require significant support, including case management.

Contact Details

Alpine@Home Home and Community Care
The Alpine@Home Home Care office operates between 8.30am and 5.15pm Monday to Friday and someone is available during these times to answer your call and to help you.
After hours you can leave a message and your call will be returned.

Homecare Hotline: (03) 5755 0142

District Nurse Service: (03) 5751 9374 (Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm)

Packaged Care: (03) 5755 0138 (Mon - Fri 8.30am - 5pm)

Home Maintenance

The Home Maintenance service offers assistance in maintaining a safe, hazard free environment within the house and immediate surrounds. A safety mowing service can be provided in certain circumstances. Minor handyman services for the installation of minor aids such as hand rails (with Occupational Therapist referral) and minor house repairs are also available. But this service is not able to take the place of professional tradespeople.

Meals on Wheels

Meals on Wheels are delivered to your home via volunteers. Hot meals are delivered week days and weekend meals are delivered frozen on Friday. Meal changes or cancellations should be made via the Hotline before 9.30am each day. The Hotline phone number is 03 5755 0142.

Alpine@Home Activity Group

The Alpine@Home Activity Group provides a comprehensive range of practical and emotional support services for frail, older people or younger people with disabilities (HACC eligible), with programs based in Myrtleford, Bright and Mount Beauty.

The group provides a range of activities including:
Outings
Games
Quizzes
Cooking
Specialty days
Guest speakers
Music
Exercise
Craft

Lunch Club

The Lunch Club meets fortnightly on a Wednesday in Mount Beauty and Myrtleford and offers culturally appropriate meals in a social environment. It is available to any HACC eligible person in the Shire.

Disability services

Disability services offer support for a child or adult of any age living at home who has a disability that prevents them from performing daily tasks without personal assistance or supervision.

Alpine Shire Council Disability Action Plan

Disabled Parking Scheme

Local Council's administer this scheme in Victoria. There are two categories for different levels of disability:
Category 1: Blue & White label - is entitled to park a vehicle in a bay reserved for disabled motorists only.
Category 2: Green & White label - may park a vehicle in an ordinary parking area for twice the specific time and is not entitled to park in the reserved bay for a disabled motorist.

To apply for a permit you will need to complete the application form prior to forwarding it to your doctor. You can download the application form here or you can contact Council.

For further information or if you would like an application form posted out to you please call 03 5755 0555.

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