Home Modifications and Maintenance

We'll help you maintain –– and if needed, modify your home and garden so it continues to meet your needs.
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Making your home a safe place to live

Home modifications and maintenance can include small jobs such as clearing the footpath, installing new light bulbs or clearing out the gutters.

But it can also be big projects like modifying your bathroom to make it safer for you to use.

Creating a safe environment for you to live in

Handyman maintenance

We'll take care of repair and maintenance jobs to keep your home in good living condition.

Home modifications

We can assist with everything from putting in handrails to bathroom modifications.

Home safety

We can install smart technology in your home, such as lights that activate with the sound of your voice.

Garden improvement

We can make changes so your garden is easier to enjoy, such as raising garden beds for easy access.

Lawn and garden care

We'll help you with jobs around the garden, such as mowing the lawn and clearing debris.

Car and hard surfaces cleaning

We can provide services to clean your car, windows, walls and floors.

Contact us to see how LiveBetter can help

1800 580 580

Home and yard maintenance

Home maintenance is an important part of keeping your home safe as you get older. We understand that as you age, some jobs can become more difficult. We can assist with minor jobs around your home and garden to ensure your home remains safe and comfortable.

Common home and yard maintenance jobs include:

  • Cleaning gutters
  • Cleaning windows
  • Installing/ checking smoke alarms
  • Mowing the lawn/ garden care
  • Changing light bulbs

Changing your home for the better

When we help people to live safely at home, home modifications is often the starting point. For example, we’ll modify your shower so you can access it with a walker, then your home care worker will help you transfer in and out safely.

Please note that home modifications require a referral and recommendation by an occupational therapist. We can assist by organising an assessment for you.

Home modifications with an experienced team

LiveBetter’s friendly builders are licensed for home modifications, and are ready to assist with jobs both big and small. Our team has years of experience and knowledge in modifying homes for people who choose to age at home.

Common home modifications include:

  • Handrails and grab rails
  • Ramps for wheelchairs
  • Small and large bathroom modification
  • Installing handheld showers
  • Lifts and lift chairs on stairs
  • Widening of doors
  • Kitchen adaptations

Funding Home Modifications and Maintenance

You can access Home Modifications and Maintenance services through your:
  • Home Care Package
  • Commonwealth Home Support Programme funding

You can also pay privately for this service.

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