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.


1

Manage


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

2

Search


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

3

Connect


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.

4

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.



Photo of Jack with his support worker

“The best benefit of using Better Caring was having a really personalised, flexible service that delivered above and beyond our expectations. It’s become a new life for my father. His life is improving, and it’s marvellous.”

–Carolyn C., picture of her father with his support worker

Photo of Quang N.

“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.

“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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Picture of Nick D., pictured with his support worker

“Better Caring have provided three excellent and professional carers who regularly support my son, Nick, to participate in varied and fulfilling social activities. They are prepared to work with me as far as times and dates are concerned. They are skilled in all aspects of my son’s needs and have certainly broadened the scope of his community access opportunities.”

–Nick D., pictured with his support worker

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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