Personal care is anything that’s done for you of a personal nature. This may include tasks relating to personal hygiene (bathing, showering, hair washing, oral hygiene, skin and nail care), dressing, toileting, continence management, catheter/stoma care and making your bed.
How does the NDIS funds Personal Care?
Personal Care is funded under ‘Assistance with Daily Life’ under ‘Core Supports’ in your NDIS plan.
Am I eligible for funding for Personal Care?
Eligibility for funding is assessed by the NDIS on a case-by-case basis and will be included in your plan if it is considered a reasonable and necessary support that meets your needs and will help you achieve your goals and is also dependent on your situation, plan objectives and aspirations.
Personal Care at uCare iCare
We understand the importance of personal hygiene as it can improve your confidence and mood. Our support workers are happy to assist you in personal care in consideration of your comfort and privacy.
Our personal care services may also take place while you are at work, enjoying recreational activities, or while on holiday away from home.