helping each other

Recovering from surgery or injury?

Our free app makes it easy to coordinate the help needed.

RECOVERY AND REHABILITATION SUPPORT

Organise help from family and friends to make recovery easier

Recovery after surgery or injury can be slow and challenging. Simple tasks can be difficult or even impossible.

Support from family and friends can play an important role in recovery – but it is not always easy to ask for the help you really need.

Gather My Crew is here to make coordinating this help easier.

Set up a ‘support crew’ and coordinate family and friends to help out with meals, laundry, grocery pickup or social visits.

Or create an account for someone you care about today.

HOW THE APP WORKS

The right help at the right time makes all the difference

Getting started

Feeling overwhelmed is a common reaction to hardship. But you don’t have to do it alone. You can join the 80% of users who enlist the help of a family member or close friend to be their App Captain.

Gather your Crew

Invite people to join your Crew. Think of friends, family and anyone who’s offered to help. Choose people from your phone contacts to send an SMS invite.

Identify help opportunities

When you’re overwhelmed, it’s often hard to suggest ways others can help. Our handy 1 minute questionnaire can help. We’ll use your answers to build a list of common help requests, outlined in your Help List.

Create tasks

To ask for help, create a task. Easily choose a commonly requested task from your Help List. Or write your own.

Shared calendar

The description, date and time of your tasks will be added to the shared calendar and published task list.

In-app messaging

In-app messaging

You can use in-app messages to send updates, upload photos and share materials for specific tasks, such as shopping lists or recipes.

“Wednesday is my day off. So I’d be more than happy to walk the dog.”

“I’ll take Anna’s kids with mine to school. Easy since they’re so close by”

Advice from an Orthopaedic Surgeon

To assist with surgery recovery at home, I encourage my patients to make preparations prior to going into hospital.

It is incredibly important to arrange family and friends to assist with everyday tasks such as cooking, shopping and laundry.

When this is done well, patients are able to concentrate on their recovery rather than worrying about things they can’t do or attempting to do things they shouldn’t do.

Gather My Crew’s app makes it easier to ask for and manage the help required in a dynamic way that can be adapted as the needs change during the recovery process.

User Stories

Real stories, from real people

It was a few days after I had gutted our laundry and bathroom when I was diagnosed with breast cancer. It was overwhelming…
Stephanie’s Story
Anyone can be THAT person. The one who puts their hand up to coordinate help for someone needing support.
Jacqueline’s Story
Within a couple of hours, we had a whole group of people who had been organised to drop off meals, take the girls to school and kindy, and give Marcus a break over the weekend.
Rachel’s Story
We have no immediate family living nearby, so the support we received was invaluable.
Caroline’s Story
Events progressed along fairly quickly from that first mamogram, to biopsy, lymph node assessment to then a complete mastectomy of the left breast together with a TRAM reconstruction…
Penelope’s Story
Frank was a much loved member of the dog park community. You get to know people really well when you spend every morning with them… rain, hail or shine.
Frank’s story

Frequently asked questions

Common questions about our technology

Can I share the admin duties?

Yes. You can allocate as many people to be administrators as you wish. These people can add and delete tasks, invite Crew Members, send messages and edit details. To give a Crew Member admin rights, you need to click on the name of the person in your Crew and allocate them admin rights within their details.

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Gather My Crew

Download the Gather My Crew App

Our app is now available on android and iPhone devices. Visit the GooglePlay Store or AppStore to download the new app!

New users

Learn how to can utilise our technology and resources to provide support that truly makes a difference.

Existing users

Transfer your Crew over to the new app for a better user experience, if you would like to keep using the existing web app – you can.