"It Felt Like a Godsend"
It’s 3am in the morning. My 10 year-old son wakes up and begins screaming out random words, waking up the household. He comes into my bedroom and sleeps next to myself and my husband. He continues making noises — not allowing anyone to sleep properly right through the remainder of the night.
From there he will wake up again at about 7:30am and continue to run around the house. He requires constant attention. I take my eye off him for a minute and he’s off in my office or room damaging furniture etc. My husband showers him and dresses him every single day. He requires assistance in the bathroom or you’ll find urine and faeces all over the bathroom. He defecates in his pants at least once a week and will require a shower immediately — the undies are, in my opinion, ready for the bin, however my patient husband will still wash them to save us some money.
We can’t go over to people’s houses because we’re afraid our son may damage their house and annoy people. We can’t go on outings as my son has no sense of safety and will run onto the road. We can’t go to the movies because my son can’t remain quiet for an extended period of time. We can’t go to a restaurant without my son making a mess for the restaurant. We’ve never done an activity as a family without having some form of trouble occurring.
After attempting to find my own support workers, I had dozens of workers come through my door only to never come back once they realised how high needs my son is. I could not find a worker who could last and build that rapport with my son.
When I found Care Beyond, it felt like a godsend. These guys have sent me workers who are patient, compassionate and genuine. These workers have built rapport with my son and changed our lives. I now use Care Beyond’s services nearly every day. I am so grateful and cannot believe I am able to spare a short amount of time in the day for myself. It’s truly a godsend.
If you require service from people who are able to answer your call any time of the day or night, contact us at Care Beyond — because we really do go above and beyond.
We empathise with our participants. This allows us to understand truly what type of help they need. Our workers are famous for staying back longer than required — even when they aren’t being paid for it! That is genuine support work.
Care Beyond Services offers a wide range of home care services that are designed to meet all of your health and daily needs, including:
- 24-hour care
- Therapeutic supports
- Plan management
- Community nursing care
- Personal training
- Exercise physiology
- Assistance in travel and transport
- Household tasks
- Innovative community participation and much more
Our highly-educated and highly-experienced staff work tirelessly at improving the quality of life for each and every one of our clients and their families.
Call us on 1800 780 964 or email administration. Better yet, come and see what we can offer you at the Nepean Disability Expo on Friday and Saturday, September 14 and 15 at Penrith Panthers' Exhibition Marquee. Register HERE to attend this FREE event hosted by 4community, the social impact advisory that advances the impact of organisations they work with and increases access to the right products and services for people with disability.