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What's the difference between
Care Managed and Self Managed?

Care Managed

Self Managed

Get matched with Helpers

We manage your care schedule for you. We take the time to get to know you so we can find the best Helpers that match your criteria. We not only verify skills, training, and references - we will search for people who are willing to go that extra mile to form a genuine connection.

Find your own team

You’re in control with the Five Good Friends app. Simply describe what support you need and within 24 hours you’ll receive a shortlist of Helpers who closely match your criteria. You can then compare their profiles, send them a request, and chat with them directly to organise and book-in visits.

Work with a Care Manager

Care Managed Members will receive support from a dedicated Care Manager. They will work closely with you on an ongoing basis to manage things like budgets, third-party services, and managing changes in your support needs. Your Care Manager is responsible for Members in your locality with a cap on how many Members they manage. This ensures everyone is able to receive thorough and consistent support.

Higher fees

We charge more for Care Managed memberships as they require greater hands-on support.

Lower fees

We charge less for Self Managed Memberships as you take on more personal responsibility.

A deeper relationship with you

Five Good Friends is here to ease the burden of care, take control as required, and offer ongoing, high-quality support for you and your loved ones.

Want to find out how care management can work for you?

Want to find out how self management can work for you?

What's the difference between
Care Managed and Self Managed?

Care Managed

Get matched with Helpers

We manage your care schedule for you. We take the time to get to know you so we can find the best Helpers that match your criteria. We not only verify skills, training, and references - we will search for people who are willing to go that extra mile to form a genuine connection.

Work with a Care Manager

Care Managed Members will receive support from a dedicated Care Manager. They will work closely with you on an ongoing basis to manage things like budgets, third-party services, and managing changes in your support needs. Your Care Manager is responsible for Members in your locality with a cap on how many Members they manage. This ensures everyone is able to receive thorough and consistent support.

Higher fees

We charge more for Care Managed memberships as they require greater hands-on support.

A deeper relationship with you

Five Good Friends is here to ease the burden of care, take control as required, and offer ongoing, high-quality support for you and your loved ones.

Self Managed

Find your own team

You’re in control with the Five Good Friends app. Simply describe what support you need and within 24 hours you’ll receive a shortlist of Helpers who closely match your criteria. You can then compare their profiles, send them a request, and chat with them directly to organise and book-in visits.

Lower fees

We charge less for Self Managed Memberships as you take on more personal responsibility.

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