Social Futures provides Out of Hospital Care services on behalf of Community Options Australia across Lower Hunter and Far West NSW. All referrals are through these Local Health Districts and via Community Options Australia. Due to funding requirements, no other referral pathways are possible.
Social Futures Out of Hospital Care service organises short term non clinical in-home care for eligible people after discharge from a public hospital.
This program can also assist you staying at home safely without having to re-enter hospital by making sure you have the supports you need to be looked after at home.
Our Care Coordinators will assist you to access the services you need and make sure they are working well for you. These may include home care services such as personal care, domestic assistance, meals, transport, respite and social support. Services are typically available for 6 weeks, however if needed, we can also help to get longer-term supports in place.