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The Home Maintenance services that MHA Care provide to clients focus on minor repairs or maintenance of the home and garden to assist clients to maintain their independence, improve safety, accessibility and health and wellbeing within the home environment.

Services provided may include:

SECURE ACCESS ISSUES FOR CLIENTS' PERSONAL SAFETY
Minor repairs to flooring and external access pathways to address slip and trip hazards including repairing broken ramps, steps and rails
Installing key safes
Installing battery operated doorbells
Fixing door handles and catches
Fixing window security latches and locks
Minor gate repairs
GENERAL YARD MAINTENANCE
Pruning
Yard clearance/rubbish removal
Lawn mowing
Accessible, low maintenance garden redesign
HEIGHT RELATED REPAIRS OR CLEANING FOR CLIENT HEALTH AND SAFETY
Installing smoke alarms and changing batteries
Changing light globes
Cleaning gutters
Cleaning windows and flyscreens
Cleaning ceiling fans
Other high cleaning that requires the use of a ladder

MINOR TRADE REPAIRS

That do not require the use of a qualified trades person

Repair leaking taps, shower heads and cisterns
Clear blocked sinks
Minor repairs to cupboards, doors, windows, fences and gates
Minor air conditioner maintenance
Relighting pilot lights

Home Modifications

MHA also provides minor Home Modification services to assist clients with the organisation and cost of simple home modifications.

Home Modifications provide changes to a client's home aimed at increasing or maintaining the client's functional independence so that they can continue to live in and move safely about the house.

Examples of minor Home Modifications provided under the MHA Care Home Maintenance Program include:

Installation of grab rails
Installation of hand held shower
Installation of safety hinges
Replace shower door with weighted shower curtain
Installing appropriate lever tap sets and lever door handles

Our Home Maintenance Service cannot undertake tasks requiring qualified trades people (e.g. major home modifications, plumbing and electrical works.)

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