Multiple Sclerosis Home Care

Do you have a loved one with Multiple Sclerosis?

We understand how difficult it can be to care for someone who is suffering from MS. That’s why we offer home care services that are designed specifically to help those living with MS. From providing personal assistance and companionship to helping with household tasks, our caregivers are here to make life a little easier for you and your loved one.

In-Home Support Services for MS Patients

With Basic Home Care, your loved one will be able to live as comfortably and independently as possible in the comfort of their own home. Plus, you’ll have the peace of mind knowing that they’re being taken care of by a professional caregiver.

Backed with years of experience, our caregivers are specially trained to work with patients who have MS. They can provide assistance with a variety of tasks, including:

  • personal care, such as bathing, dressing, and grooming

  • light housekeeping, like laundry and vacuuming

  • meal preparation

  • medication

So if you’re looking for home care services for someone with MS, look no further than Basic Home Care. Let us take some of the burdens off your shoulders so you can focus on being there for your loved one during this difficult time.

What are the benefits of in-home care for MS patients?

There are many benefits to in-home care for MS patients, including:

Flexibility and tailored support for all degrees of severity of MS symptoms

Our dedicated team of caregivers is available when you need them the most. We will ensure that your loved one receives the care and support they need when they need it. Plus, our services are flexible and can be adjusted as your loved one’s condition changes.

Helping with the challenges of daily life

Suffering from MS can make everyday tasks incredibly difficult. But with home care assistance, your loved one will be able to complete activities of daily living with ease. From personal care to household tasks, our caregivers can help with it all.

Treating ongoing pain and discomfort

It’s hard to see your loved one in pain. Our caregivers are trained to provide relief from ongoing pain and discomfort associated with MS. We will work with you and your loved ones to create a care plan that meets their specific needs.

Medication & physiotherapy support

Not only can our caregivers help with the administration of medication, but they can also provide support during physiotherapy sessions. For most parts, our caregivers will come to your home to provide this type of support.

Domestic assistance

Surely, you’ve got enough on your plate without having to worry about housework. Let our caregivers take care of the domestic tasks, like laundry and vacuuming, while you focus on your loved one.

What does Home Care for Multiple Sclerosis include?

Emotional Support

You don’t have to go through this journey alone. Our caregivers will provide the emotional support you need to get through this difficult time.

Medical & Physiotherapy Support

From helping with medication to providing support during physiotherapy sessions, our caregivers will be there every step of the way.

Personal Care

Our caregivers can provide assistance with a variety of personal care tasks, including bathing, dressing, and grooming.

Household Services

Chores? Let us take care of that. Our caregivers can help with light housekeeping, laundry, and vacuuming.


Need a ride to the MS doctor? We can help with that too. Our caregivers can provide transportation to and from appointments, errands, and social events.

Respite Care

Go and take a break – you deserve it! Our respite care services give you the chance to take a break from caregiving, knowing that your loved one is in good hands.

Accessing In-Home Multiple Sclerosis Care Services

Home Care Packages

Home care packages provide people with tailored care and support services so they can continue living independently at home. A person’s care needs are assessed by an ACAT (Aged Care Assessment Team) and a care plan is developed. This plan will outline what services the person is eligible for and how much funding they will receive.

For people living with multiple sclerosis, home care packages can fund a range of in-home services, including nursing care, personal care, domestic assistance, and social support. They can also contribute to the cost of home modifications, mobility aids, and other equipment.

Commonwealth Home Support Program

The Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP) is a government-funded program that provides a range of basic services to help older people stay living independently in their own homes.

These services can include home care, personal care, respite care, transport, meals, and more. CHSP can also fund in-home multiple sclerosis care services. This means that if you have MS and need some assistance to help you stay living independently at home, CHSP may be able to help.

National Disability Insurance Scheme

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is a government-funded program that provides support for Australians with a disability. The NDIS can help to fund a range of care services, including in-home care for people with multiple sclerosis.

In-home care can involve anything from help with household tasks to personal care and medical support. The NDIS can also help to fund the costs of modified accommodation, assistive technology, and transport.


Medicare is the Australian government-funded health insurance program. It provides cover for a range of medical services, including GP visits, hospital care, and allied health services

For people with multiple sclerosis, Medicare can help to cover the cost of GP visits, specialist appointments, and certain diagnostic tests and treatments. Medicare can also help to cover the cost of some home care services, including nursing care and personal care

Private Funding

In addition to government-funded programs, there are a number of private options for funding in-home multiple sclerosis care. This can include taking out private health insurance, using a carer allowance, or paying for services out of pocket

Areas We Service

We provide in-home multiple sclerosis care services in some parts of Australia, including:

  • Greater Brisbane

  • Gold Coast

  • Sunshine Coast

Why Choose Basic Home Care for At Home MS Care?

At Basic Home Care, we always make our clients and their families our first priority. So when you choose us to be your at-home MS care provider, you can rest assured that you will receive the highest quality of care possible.

Highly-skilled, Friendly Professionals

We only ever employ highly-skilled and experienced professionals to join our team. This means that by choosing us, you can be confident that you will be receiving care from somebody who knows exactly what they are doing.

NDIS Registered Provider

We are a registered provider with the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). This means that if you have an NDIS plan, you can use your plan to help fund the cost of our services

Customisable Care Plans

We are not a one-size-fits-all at-home MS care provider. We understand that everybody has different needs, so we work closely with our clients and their families to develop customised care plans. This ensures that our clients always receive the specific care and support that they need.

Affordable Rates

Suffering from a chronic illness like MS can be expensive. That is why we offer our services at highly competitive rates, so you can get the care and support you need without breaking the bank.

24/7 Round-the-clock Care

Partnering with us means that you will have access to our team of carers 24 hours a day, 7 days a week. This means that no matter what time of day or night it is, somebody will always be there to help you.

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Knowing where to turn for help and support can be difficult when you are living with MS. But the good news is, you don’t have to go through it alone. Our team at Basic Home Care is here to help.

Contact us today to find out more about how we can serve you with our at-home MS care services.


What is Multiple Sclerosis (MS)

Multiple Sclerosis (MS) is a chronic disease that attacks the central nervous system, which includes the brain and spinal cord. The immune system mistakes the insulation around nerve fibers (myelin) as foreign invaders and attacks them. This attack causes the myelin to become damaged and eventually disappear. As a result, the nerves become damaged, leading to a wide range of symptoms.

Early symptoms of MS can include fatigue, muscle weakness, tingling or numbness in the extremities, and problems with vision. The disease can progress over time and lead to more serious issues such as paralysis or blindness. There is currently no cure for this progressive disease, but treatments are available to help manage symptoms and slow the progression of the disease.

Do people with MS go to nursing homes?

When people are diagnosed with multiple sclerosis, they may have many questions about what the future holds. One question that often comes up is whether or not people with MS will end up in a nursing home.

While it is true that MS can cause a decline in health, it is important to remember that every person is different. Some people with MS live relatively normal lives with only minor health problems, while others experience more severe symptoms.

For those who do experience a rapid decline in health, nursing homes can provide the professional care and support that they need. In a nursing home, residents can receive help with activities of daily living, such as bathing and dressing, as well as medical care.

In addition, nursing homes provide social activities and opportunities for residents to interact with other people, which can help to improve their quality of life.

Ultimately, whether or not someone with MS ends up in a nursing home depends on the individual’s unique situation.

What is meant by multiple sclerosis home care?

Home care for multiple sclerosis generally refers to the treatments and management strategies that are used to help individuals manage the symptoms of MS and maintain as much independence as possible.

While there is no cure for MS, early diagnosis and treatment can help to slow the progression of the disease and relieve symptoms.

Some of the most common home care strategies for MS include disease modifying therapies, physical therapy, occupational therapy, and emotional support as prescribed by healthcare professionals.

Are MS sufferers entitled to benefits?

Yes. In fact, many MS sufferers rely on government benefits to help them cover the costs of their care.

Benefits can help cover the costs of medical care, assist with everyday living expenses, and provide financial support for those who are unable to work.

For many MS sufferers, government benefits are essential in helping them maintain a decent quality of life.

Do I or a loved one qualify for MS home care services?

Multiple sclerosis care services are available to those who have been diagnosed with MS by a qualified medical professional. In order to qualify for home care services, you or your loved one must be able to provide a medical certificate that confirms the Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis

In addition, you or your loved one must be assessed as being eligible for home care by a government-approved assessment team. This team will evaluate your or your loved one’s needs and make recommendations about the type and level of home care services that would be most appropriate.

Is multiple sclerosis in-home care covered by Home Care Packages?

Yes, multiple sclerosis home care services can be covered by Home Care Packages.

How can I apply for multiple sclerosis care?

There is no one-size-fits-all approach to MS care, as each person’s needs are unique. However, you can get in touch with a home care provider to discuss your individual needs and find out what services are available.

You can also contact the National Multiple Sclerosis Society for more information about MS care and support services.

How much does multiple sclerosis home care cost?

It varies depending on the type and level of care required, as well as the location. For best results, consult with a home care agency in your area to get an accurate estimate of costs.