84 Hotham St, Preston VIC 3072

Office Hours: MON – FRI 09:00am – 5:00pm


Email: info@gihc.com.au


Personal Care

Personal Care at home,

When you need it!

At Gratitude In-home Care, we understand that sometimes the simple activities that are part of everyday living become more difficult or impossible to manage. This can be due to illness, disability, frailty or other concerns. Our friendly support workers can help with a range of tasks in a considerate way with a focus on dignity and respect. This may include supervision or assistance with personal care activities.

Personal care for the elderly encompasses a range of essential grooming and hygiene-related activities. These activities are crucial for maintaining the well-being and dignity of older individuals who may require assistance due to physical or cognitive challenges. Some specific components of personal care related to grooming and hygiene include:

  1. Grooming: This includes activities such as combing or brushing hair, shaving, nail care, and maintaining personal appearance. Grooming helps seniors feel clean, comfortable, and confident.
  2. Dressing: Assisting with choosing appropriate clothing, dressing, and fastening buttons, zippers, or other clothing items as needed. Caregivers ensure that seniors are dressed comfortably and in a manner that suits the weather and the occasion.
  3. Oral Care: This involves helping seniors maintain good oral hygiene by assisting with brushing teeth, using mouthwash, or cleaning dentures. Proper oral care is essential for overall health and well-being.
  4. Assistance with Showering: Providing support with bathing and showering, including helping seniors in and out of the shower, washing, and ensuring they are safe during the process.
  5. Changing of Continence Aids: For seniors who require incontinence products, caregivers assist with changing and disposing of these aids, ensuring cleanliness and comfort.

Personal care related to grooming and hygiene is carried out with the utmost respect for the individual’s privacy and dignity. Caregivers are trained to provide this support in a gentle and empathetic manner, taking into consideration the specific needs and preferences of each elderly person. This care not only promotes physical well-being but also helps seniors feel more comfortable, confident, and able to maintain their independence in their daily lives.



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We have a 7 Days Referral Action Designed For Our Clients

The referral process allows us to better understand the needs and requirements of our clients, so they get the best possible care.