Home Nursing

Expert nursing care that comes to you

It’s not always easy or convenient to get to the hospital or GP, especially if you go on a regular basis.

Bolton Clarke Home Nurses can provide you with the in-home care you need to stay well, or to recover after a hospital stay or procedure. Our highly skilled nurses are supported by in-house specialist experts and internationally recognised nurse consultants.

As a leader in home nursing services in Australia, all Bolton Clarke Home Nurses will provide you with professional support and services, and advocate on your behalf to achieve the best possible health and wellbeing outcomes.

Bolton Clarke’s network of specialist nurses also includes aged care and continence, wound care, stomal therapy, diabetes, HIV/AIDS and the Homeless Persons Program.

From basic needs through to more specialised care, our services include the following*:

  • Advocacy and health system navigation
  • Aged care
  • Care after hospital discharge
  • Continence management
  • Dementia care
  • Diabetes services
  • Health assessment and support
  • Medicines management
  • Palliative care
  • Wound management

* Services may vary according to location

A history of caring

Bolton Clarke has a rich history of providing quality nursing care to Australians stretching as far back 1885. From humble beginnings with one dedicated nurse visiting homes in Melbourne, today our team of nurses carry on this proud legacy by providing expert home nursing care, support and advice seven days a week. Everything we do has a focus on helping you retain or regain health and wellbeing.

Read more about our history here.

Funding options

Bolton Clarke can offer a variety of funding options, depending on your age, circumstances and level of care required.

The main funding options available are:

  • Government funded
    Depending on where you live, you may be eligible for State of Federal funding for support and wellbeing services.Common programs that offer full or partial funding include:

    • Home Care Packages (HCP)
    • Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP)
    • Home & Community Care (HACC)
    • Short Term Restorative Care (STRC)
    • various Department of Veterans’ Affairs programs

Each program has different eligibility criteria and levels of funding available. We can help you sort out which program/s you are eligible and which best suits your needs.

  • Self-funded (fee-for-service)
    If you don’t qualify for Government funding for whatever reason, you can still access Bolton Clarke’s expert in-home nursing services for a fee.As costs vary depending on the services required, please talk to us about our fees and payment options.
  • A combination of both
    In the event that you are only eligible for partial funding, or require more services than Government funding provides for, you can still access everything you need, and just pay the balance yourself.

As costs will vary depending on the services you require and the funding you receive, please talk to us about our fees and payment options.

Other services

Bolton Clarke also provides a range of allied and specialised health services to help you regain or maintain your independence.

These include*:

  • Social work support
  • Physiotherapy
  • Podiatry
  • Occupational therapy
  • Mental health services
  • Speech pathology
  • Day therapy
  • Dietitian and nutritional support

*Services may vary according to location.

Speaking your language

At Bolton Clarke diversity is respected and celebrated, and we’re proud to work with people from many different non-English speaking backgrounds.

We have language telephone lines so we can communicate clearly with you if English isn’t your first language. These lines are open 24 hours a day, 7 days a week.

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My nurses are wonderful and help me stay out of hospital as well as saving me the hassle and cost of having to constantly travel to appointments.

Angelene – Home Nursing Client, VIC

Our People

Every Bolton Clarke team member has a commitment to care, and draws on our heritage of compassion, kindness and respect. We offer a wide range of services across At Home Support, Retirement Living and Residential Aged Care.

The information and support we provide across all our services delivers the highest standards, and we make sure your health and wellbeing are the highest priority in everything we do. Our retirement villages have full Lifemark accreditation, while our services have Australian Council on Healthcare accreditation, and have achieved 100 per cent compliance with the Aged Care Act and Home Care Common Standards.

All our staff also have access to in-house education training programs, and a dedicated research team whose health and aged care research helps shape and constantly improve services for our clients and the community.

At Home Support Services, Costs and Funding

What are Home Care Packages?

Our Services Explained

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