Self manage your home care package with Better Caring

Live independently with more hours of support from a team you choose.

Build your team around your life

Unlike standard Home Care Packages, self-management allows you to select, hire and schedule your own care workers through the Better Caring website.



Select one of our home care provider partners to host your funding.



Sign up to Better Caring for free, then begin your search for independent care and support workers in your area.



Contact care workers directly to get to know them better. When you find your match, agree rates, hours and services that work for you both.


Approve & Pay

Once the service has been received, we collect payment from your host provider, giving you the freedom to focus on what matters most – you!

More than just in-home care

Select the services you need to reflect what matters most to you.

Social Support

The ability to do all the social activities you love and enjoy, or need to attend.

Nursing Services

Qualified professionals you can trust to provide high quality clinical care.

Domestic Assistance

Maintain your daily routines with help around the house and garden.

Personal Care

Day to day assistance with showering, toileting, meal prep or help with medication.

Independent Living

Transport assistance and in-home support to maintain your daily routines.

Therapy Supports

Qualified Allied Health practitioners to plan and maintain tailored therapy.

Double your hours of support to do the things you love

Self-managing your home care package means our partner providers can offer a super low administration fee, freeing up more funding for you to spend on your services.

Freedom to select the services you want from the people you choose.

The support team you deserve

Positive, reliable people who bring empathy and true support to you in all aspects of life.

“Better Caring has been very good to me over the years. For me, it is very good value, as I am a self-funded retiree. The one-to-one connection is very important.”


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“I am so excited about Better Caring. All the staff at Better Caring and my support workers are always happy to help. I like being able to choose who supports me and what they help me with. My new support workers are helping me make a plan for the future.”

–Quang N.

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“By working with a progressive home care provider and Better Caring, my mother has twice the hours of care per week than I was offered by traditional approved home care providers, while the workers are earning more.”

– Fran

Your safety and peace of mind are our top priority

Because quality support is at our core, we selectively approve support workers.

Strict approval process

All support workers meet strict criteria, including reference and key qualification checks.

High safety priority

All support workers undergo police checks and verifications for added peace of mind.

Insurance coverage

All support workers are covered by comprehensive insurance to guarantee peace of mind.

Get Started

Find the right support and make a real difference. Search Australia’s largest and most diverse online community of independent, local home care and support workers.

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