Tumbarumba Multi Service Outlet
Rural Transaction Centre, 10 Bridge Street, Tumbarumba
P: (02) 6948 9161 E: [email protected]
Office hours:- 9.00am to 4.00pm Monday to Friday closed for lunch between 1.00pm to 1.30pm
For over 30 the Tumbarumba Multi Service Outlet (MSO) has been providing services to frail aged people, their carers and people with disabilities in the Tumbarumba area. The MSO is supported by the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP)*.
The Tumbarumba Multi Service Outlet provides the following home and community care services:
- Meals on Wheels
- Community Transport
- Home Modifications & Maintenance
- Domestic Assistance
- Social Support
- Home Care Package Provider
*The CHSP is one consolidated program that provides entry-level home support for older people who need assistance to keep living independently at home and in their community. Carers of these clients will also benefit from services provided through the CHSP.
Meals on Wheels
Delivered by volunteers, Meals on Wheels provides nutritious meals for those in the CHSP target group. Frozen meals are delivered five (5) days per week. Clients have the opportunity to have meals delivered or they can be collected from our office.
Community Transport caters for those in the CHSP target group and those in the community who are disadvantaged because of isolation and lack of transport. All vehicles are driven by volunteers. We offer a quality door to door service for medical appointments, shopping, social activities or day care.
Bookings can be made between 8.30am and 5.00pm, Monday to Friday.
For more information see our Community Transport page
Home Modifications offers minor or major modifications to the home. This includes handrails, ramps, hand held showers, door widening etc. Referrals for Home Modifications are made by an Occupational Therapist. All major work will be carried out by our licensed qualified professionals.
A contractor in Khancoban offers ageneral lawn maintenance service via a voucher system for residents living in Tumbarumba and surrounds . For more details about the service please contact the MSO Coordinator.
Both short term and long term domestic help services are available via MSO care workers. For more details about the service please contact the MSO Coordinator.
The provision of short term relief for dependent persons and family caregivers on a planned basis. Respite enables the care giver to have some time out while knowing their family member is being cared for in their own home. MSO care workers provide this service. For more details about the service please contact the MSO Coordinator
The provision of a variety of social activities throughout the year. Programs may be one-off events, regular trips or activities and can include:-
- One-on-One Shopping
- Tuesday Crocheting Group – Hooked on Crochet
- Wednesday Craft Group – Let’s Get Craft
- Wagga Shopping Days
- Telecall – provision of a daily phone call to vulnerable clients
- Shows and Events out of Town
- Overnight Trips Away
- Morning/Afternoon Teas
- Seniors Luncheons
- Seniors Week Activities
- Client Vegetable Garden
Home Care Package Provider
We are an approved provider and can provide a variety of services to our clients. The funding that the consumer receives through their Home Care Package can be spent on a wide range of community services, care services, social support and well-being services with an approved provider, as well as on some types of equipment and home modification, to enable them to live safely and well at home. For more details about the home care package please contact the MSO Coordinator