Home Care Nursing

At Angels Nursing Agency Victoria, we understand that many individuals prefer to age well within a comfortable and familiar setting.

Our professional home care team are trained specifically to aid with ageing well within the client’s own homes and to enhance the quality of life for those living and requiring care in their own homes.

Angels Nursing Agency Victoria partners with existing Home Care Providers as well as private clients from the community.

Whatever your situation, our vast care options are available for you.

What does a home care nurse do?

A Home Care Nurse is an AHPRA registered or endorsed nurse (or certified carer) with specialised interest and tailored training to care for the health and wellbeing of the senior community. Generally, Aged Care Nurses work at client’s private homes.

A Home Care Nurse provides care within the home setting to allow clients to maintain their independence and to encourage independence.

The advantages of home care

As the community is ageing, many seniors prefer to stay in the comfort of their own homes. These seniors generally have the ability to safety reside at home but may need a little further support and assistance for tasks that they can no longer manage (or may require assistance to manage).

Advantages of home care include:

  • Personal 1-1 care that is tailored to meet specific needs
  • Being in the comfort of the client’s own homes
  • The chance for the client to do as much as they can (with prompting, assistance or overviewing if required)
  • Clients can remain close to their families and their communities

Home Care Nurses generally assist with:

  • Medication Management and Intake
  • Pain Management
  • Post-Operative or Post-Hospital Care and Recovery
  • Wound Care
  • Continence Management
  • Diabetes Monitoring
  • Etc

Personal Carers assists with:

  • Showers
  • Toileting
  • Personal Grooming
  • Home Upkeep
  • Transportation Support
  • Etc

Home Carer Skills and Experience

Being a Home Care Nurse requires special skills including:

  • Compassion, empathy, sensitivity
  • Organisational and Documentational skills
  • Clear and concise communicational skills
  • Strong mindset
  • Great problem solver and quick thinker
  • Relational

They can constantly adapt and evolve as they further educate themselves and have more exposure and experience within the workplace.

Angels Nursing Agency Victoria’s Home Care Nurses also have ongoing training They are also given the chance to undertake further training to maintain relevant in the ever-changing and evolving Health Care Sector.

Who can become a home carer?

  • Certificate III or IV in Individual Support (Community Care)

This qualification is an introduction to the health care principles and standards when it comes to caring for the aged. This certificate will allow you to work as a carer (Personal Care Assistant/Worker, Assistant in Nursing)

  • Diploma of Nursing

This qualification includes 1-2 years of formal education alongside practical experience and clinical placements within the Aged Care or hospital sector. This diploma will allow you to work as an Enrolled Nurse and will give you the option to be endorsed (entitling you to overview resident’s medication).

  • Bachelor of Nursing

This qualification includes 3-4 years of formal education alongside practical experience and clinical placement within the Aged Care or hospital sector. This qualification will allow you to work as a Registered Nurse (RN) and you will be responsible for the overview wellbeing of residents as well as the supervisions of carers and enrolled nurses.

Our home care services include

Domestic and Light Cleaning Duties

We understand that some everyday activities will become more difficult to manage namely domestic cleaning activities.Our team can assist the general upkeep of your living areas with tasks including:
  • Light Cleaning
  • Vacuuming, Dusting, Mopping
  • Meal Preparations
  • Light Domestic Duties
  • Washing, Laundry, Ironing

Personal Care

Angels Nursing Agency Victoria has a trained team to assist with common care needs associated with a decline in your general health including showering, dressing, incontinence etc.Our team can assist with the following common care needs:
  • Home Respite
  • Palliative Care
  • Hospital in Home
  • General Personal Care duties
  • Showering, Sponge baths, Toileting assistance, Dressing, General grooming etc.

Companionship and Transportation Escort

Here at Angels Nursing Agency Victoria, we understand that living at home independently may get lonely at times. We place great importance on social connections and encourage you to meet with your cliché and engage with regular connections with a friendly face.Our team aims to reduce stress and loneliness associated with living alone by sending a Carer to you on a regular basis to engage in quality conversations and provide companionship care.A carer companion can also assist with community outings including:
  • Shopping Trips
  • Coffee Outings
  • Medical Commitments and Appointments
  • Social Outing and Gatherings
  • Birthdays, Weddings, Events
  • Trips to the hairdressers

Experienced Nursing Care

For those that need more detailed, catered and precise nursing care, our Registered and Experienced nurses are able to come to you.Our care services include:
  • Assistance with Medication Management
  • Diabetes Care and Education
  • Pain Management
  • Wound Care
  • Bowel Care
  • Bladder Care
  • Incontinence Management and Educational Advice
  • Post-Hospital or Post-Operation Care; etc.

Why Choose our nurse?

Angels Nursing Agency Victoria is an experienced provider of nursing services across all sectors.

Our nurses:

  • Are specially trained by our Professional Nurse Consultant for the sector they will be placed In
  • Maintain annual Continuing Professional Education (CPE) points and ongoing skill upkeep training
  • Have experience with various sectors and are adaptable, resourceful
  • Are punctual and enthusiastic, compassionate and hardworking
  • Are appropriately qualified and have the relevant certificates to allow them to work within the industry
  • Are compliant and have completed all relevant health checks
  • Are covered by Professional WorkCover, Professional Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance.

Angels Nursing Agency Victoria guarantees:

  • High shift fill rates
  • Fast confirmation of urgent bookings
  • Excellent feedback and experience with our staff members
  • Competitive rates
  • A complete Quality Management System (QMS) in place
  • Industry Approved Memberships – with many leading associations including LASA, AANRA, RCSA

Join Angels Nursing

Angels Nursing Agency Victoria values your professional qualifications and experience. We have a host of preferred suppliers and partnership contracts in place.

At Angels, we can provide you with the following employee benefits:

  • Flexible Timetable – You pick the shifts and times you wish to work!
  • Staff briefing and orientation before you begin work
  • Catered and ongoing training and career development opportunities
  • Mentoring is available with our Professional Nursing Consultant Team
  • Great pay rate lines
  • Salary Sacrifice to your Nominated Superannuation Fund
  • Variety of work locations to choose from
  • Friendly and Supportive Allocation Team
  • “Refer A Friend” Bonus
  • Work Cover, Public Liability and Professional Indemnity Insurance covered is available for you