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Services for our older residents and people with disabilities

Services provided by the Community Care department.

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Access and inclusion

Council is committed to ensuring equitable access, social inclusion and respect for human rights for all people

Disabled parking permits

Council administers the Disabled Persons Parking Scheme for residents within Loddon Shire. The scheme provides for two permit categories with varying parking concessions, based on the applicants need for assistance.

Group activities

Group activities enable older people to maintain independence by staying socially, mentally and physically active.

Housing for seniors

Council manages a number of properties consisting of 1 or 2 bedroom self-contained units, providing accommodation to older residents.

Pension concessions

A State Government concession may apply to rates on the principal place of residence of eligible pensioners.

Veterans home care

Veterans Home Care (VHC) is an Australian Government Department of Veterans Affairs program designed to assist veterans and war widows/widowers who wish to continue living independently.

In Home Support - Over 65's

Aged Care Services available for LSC residents aged over 65.

In Home Support - Under 65's

Aged Care Services available for LSC residents aged under 65.

In Home Services

The Domestic Assistance service provides assistance with a range of cleaning tasks to support eligible residents to stay active, independent and living at home as long as possible.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a new method of supporting Australians with a permanent or significant disability, giving them the opportunity to build skills for everyday tasks or to rejoin the workforce and engage with the community.

Supports and Services for Carers

If you are a carer there is support to help you in your caring role.People become carers in many different ways. Sometimes they start helping someone out bit by bit. Sometimes it happens suddenly, because of an accident or illness. Carers can be family members or friends. They can be parents, children, siblings, grandparents or neighbours. You might not be the only person who provides care for someone and you may not provide care each day. Every situation is different.