Transport

Bess Home and Community Care (HACC), Bess private and Low Care Residential  transport clients are able to use the service for

  • Local Social Engagements
  • Hairdresser Appointments
  • Attending Groups
  • Visiting Family & Friends
  • Doctor’s Appointments
  • Shopping
  • Bunbury trips for medical appointments only.

Our volunteer transport drivers will collect you from home and take you to your appointment, and then return you home. If your carer or partner needs to accompany you then they travel for free.

All transport services require clients to pay a minimal fee for each trip.

To access these services call our office on 9754 4716 during office hours to discuss your needs

Bess Local Shopping Trip

Financial Assistance

The Patient Assisted Travel Scheme (P.A.T.S) may offer some financial assistance towards transport for people travelling over 100kms to attend medical appointments. They are also in some cases able to assist with part of the accommodation costs. People must be assessed for eligibility (Financially).

For further information contact P.A.T.S on 1800 823 131 or visit their website visit www.wacountry.health.wa.gov.au/pats

Clients that are eligible for Veteran Affairs travel support can also receive financial assistance for the fee.

For further information contact Department of Veterans Affairs on 1800 555 254 or visit their website www.dva.gov.au