Aged Care Services

Our Aged Care Services comprise of federally funded subsidised programs including; a specialist residential aged care, community aged care (Home Care); The Assistance with Care and Housing for the Aged (ACHA).

James Watson Hostel — Residential Aged Care

The James Watson Hostel is a specialized residential aged care service, providing 24/7 supported accommodation for 40 homeless, or at risk of homelessness, men.

James Watson Hostel is accredited under the Aged Care Act 1997 by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency.

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The specialised homeless services for vulnerable older people include:

  • Single, fully furnished, reverse cycle air-conditioned, ensuited rooms.
  • Twenty four hour care including individual care planning and personal care.
  • On site access site to a multidisciplinary primary health and allied health personnel.
  • Individual and group lifestyle and activity programs.
  • Nutritious home cooked meals reviewed regularly by a dietitian.
  • Hospitality services include on site laundry and cleaning services
  • Qualified and skilled staff experienced in managing challenging behaviours.

Conditions of Entry

  • An Aged Care Client Record (ACCR) is completed by the Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) referring the person for residential aged care, either on respite or as a permanent entry.
  • Being homeless, at risk of homelessness, poor and/or prematurely aged.

Contacts Details —  James Watson Hostel

Address7 Lime Street, East Perth WA 6004
Phone08 9323 5100
Mobile0435 836 835
Fax08 9323 5196

St Bart’s Home Care

St Bart’s Home Care is a federally funded, approved provider which supports older people as they require and determine, to remain living independently in their own homes.


To be of service to older people in their own homes, through providing information, resources, linkages and services as required.

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Conditions of Entry

People wishing to access St Bart’s Home Care program:

  • Require an Aged Care Assessment , through My Aged Care.
  • Be on a fixed low income
  • Be willing to pay a nominal fee for service.

Contact details — St Bart’s Home Care

Address7 Lime Street, East Perth WA 6004
Phone08 9323 5168
Mobile0403 510 247
Fax08 9325 3699

Assistance with Care and Housing for the Aged Program (ACHA)

To assist older people on lower incomes who are homeless or at risk of becoming homeless to obtain long term affordable housing with appropriate support to remain in the community through accessing appropriate housing linked community aged care services.


To advocate, link and support vulnerable older people to find a home or remain living in their own home.

Condition of Entry (Eligibility)

Be over 50 years’ of age (indigenous 45 years plus)

Either self or referral from an agency for the prematurely aged, over 50 years, frail, low income and in insecure accommodation or homeless.

Download   ACHA Referral Form-2016-01-11

Contact details — ACHA

Address7 Lime Street, East Perth WA 6004
Phone08 9323 5100
Mobile0404 849 504
Fax08 9325 3699