Exceptional care
in your home

Home Nursing Group is a locally owned and operated aged care business,
passionate about supporting older people to enjoy life in their own home.

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Kath and Jack’s love story is one for the books

The Armidale couple first employed Home Nursing Group’s (HNG) Respite Services a year ago, and now receive the service five times a week to assist Jack whilst Kath continues her role in the Research Services Directorate at the University of New England (UNE).

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Meet Coffs Harbour Team Leader Hannah Archibald

Hannah Archibald lives by Einstein’s immortal words, ‘Strive not to be a success, but rather be of value’. The Coffs Harbour local is Team Leader for the area’s Home Nursing Group branch and says the work has enriched her life.

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Leone and George Aiken - A life of love

Leone was just 16-years-old when she first clapped her eyes on George Aiken. The two, both students at local high schools, were at an Old-Time dance in Parramatta. Leone instantly liked the look of George. “I suppose I fell in love with his nice long legs. He was a Homebush boy; I went to Parramatta home Science which was an all girls’ school, he went to an all boys’ school,” Leone says. “We knew at our first date that this was it. We both felt very comfortable, and that was how it has stayed.”

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Beverly Lilley is a 'blink and you'll miss her' character

Beverly Lilley leads a very full life. Having lived in Armidale’s Newling Gardens for the past decade, the dynamic grandmother shows no signs of slowing down. She keeps a busy schedule - playing Mah-jong on Monday, group exercise on Tuesdays and Fridays, Canasta on Wednesday and shopping on Thursday – all while maintaining her life member status at the Armidale Probus Club, membership with National Seniors Australia and an active role in her church. “I couldn’t live without my diary!” she laughs. “I like to try and keep busy.”

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Meet AIN Virginia Liddle

Virginia Liddle had a career change later in life when she was looking for something different after breeding ultra-fine wool and training dressage horses all her adult life. She joined Home Nursing Group as an AIN in 2009 and says the best part of the job are the fascinating people she meets; clients who have lived ordinary, extraordinary lives and have lessons to pass on.

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Meet former Lifeline Telephone Crisis Supporter Marjorie Martin

Marjorie Martin has been on hand for an enormous number of people through some of the most trying times of their lives, as a founding member and telephone Crisis Supporter for Lifeline in Port Macquarie. Now, nearing her tenth decade, it’s time for others to support her, with Home Nursing Group (HNG) stepping in to help Marjorie stay comfortably at home.

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Meet Jono Neufield

Jono Neufield has gone from strength to strength throughout his career – which had its beginnings with Armidale’s Home Nursing Group. Now working as an acute nurse in Sydney, Jono looks back at the organisation that opened the first door to the life he loves.

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Meet passionate world traveller and AIN Paul Hammond

Paul Hammond has dipped in and out of his work with aged health care and has now settled in Port Macquarie where he works for Home Nursing Group (HNG). When not giving back with his role as an Assistant in Nursing, he’s deep within his greatest passion; travelling the world.

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Enjoying Life on the Land

Lance Kilner talks about growing up in the country, his passion for life on the land, and managing his independence after his near fatal accident.

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Living life to the fullest at home

Armidale client Bill Hall (89) and his wife Chris (87) took the time to talk to us about their adventures from Scotland to Africa, and having the resilience to keep moving forward.

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The Home Nursing Group difference

We help you through the process
Exceptional care in your home
Passion for People
We help you through the process

We make it easier!

If you or somebody you love could use some extra support to stay living independently at home, our friendly intake team can help you understand what options are available to you.

They will explain the type of services available, different funding options, and how to apply for the assistance you need. Home Nursing Group knows the Aged Care system can be confusing, and we will help you navigate it. Our team can also assist you with the referral process for entry into the Commonwealth Home Support Programme or a Home Care Package approval.

If you currently have a Home Care Package and would like to understand how Home Nursing Group can support you, we can help explain the recent Australian Government reforms and what they mean for you, including your ability to change provider if you choose.

Home Nursing Group offers great value for money and the reassurance of more highly-skilled Registered Nurses than the industry average, so you have the peace of mind knowing we can look after all your needs as they change.

Exceptional care in your home

All services from one provider

Home Nursing Group is an approved provider of Commonwealth Home Support Programme and Home Care Packages.

We offer a broad range of services — everything from cleaning, transport, respite and social activities, to skilled nursing, allied health and nutrition advice.

We have fully trained staff to deliver your home services. We will work with you to choose services that best suit your needs and preferences.

Our services are great value for money. And most importantly, because we employ more Registered Nurses than the industry average, you will have the peace of mind knowing we can look after all your changing needs. We call it “care for life”.  

Passion for People

We truly care

Nothing is more important than the comfort, safety and security of our clients.

Home Nursing Group staff take pride in delivering the highest quality services in your home.

We support our staff to enable them to deliver the highest standards of Home Care.

Our staff have current police checks, undertake regular training and adhere to strict accreditation requirements and industry standards. We employ people from a range of backgrounds and with a variety of skills to meet all your needs – including high level nursing care.

COVID-19 Response

Home Nursing Group is contributing to the national response to COVID-19 through proactive measures to ensure client and staff safety and wellbeing.

  • HNG is following all Australian Government advice and direction regarding COVID-19 and aged care.
  • All HNG employees, receive annual training and testing on Infection Control practices and Hand Hygiene.
  • All HNG employees have undertaken refresher training and education on infection control practices in the past two weeks.
  • All HNG employees are receiving regular and updated information on COVID-19 and safety practices.
  • HNG is providing appropriate Personal Protection Equipment to all staff, including face masks to use should a concern arise during a service or if they come into contact with a client with respiratory symptoms.
  • Our staff are monitoring the wellbeing of clients and immediately report any symptoms of concern.
  • Any employees who have travelled overseas in the past 14 days will not be able to work until they have medical clearance to do so.

Should you develop symptoms of concern, have someone staying with you who develops such symptoms, or who has travelled overseas recently, we encourage you to notify us immediately so safety measures can be taken.

Please also contact your GP and the National Coronavirus Hotline on 1800 020 080 for advice.

We encourage all clients and their families to practice good hand hygiene, maintain social distancing and, if possible, restrict all travel away from home and group interaction. This combination of measures are known to be the most effective ways to combat the spread of COVID-19.

Home Nursing Group thanks you for your patience and understanding during these exceptional times, and we will keep the community updated as required.