As the world’s population ages, the demand for quality aged care services continues to rise. In this evolving landscape, home nursing services have emerged as a vital solution, offering healthcare support in the comfort of one’s home. Home nursing services are designed to provide personalised medical attention and assistance to individuals who require ongoing care…

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Beginner's Guide to Home Aged Care

Navigating home aged care in Australia can be daunting, particularly if you’re beginning to explore the options available to you or your loved ones. As the population ages, understanding the various levels of care and how they can be accessed becomes increasingly important. This comprehensive guide will help illuminate the path to securing the necessary…

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Dementia Action Week 2023

Dementia Action Week 2023 is upon us, and it’s an opportune time to reflect on the strides we’ve made in understanding dementia, reducing stigma, and improving support systems. This week, we acknowledge the significance of fostering a more inclusive and compassionate society for individuals living with dementia. Join us as we delve into three crucial…

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Accessing Aged Care: Seeking support from an advocate If you’re seeking or receiving government-funded aged care services, you may need some support to determine what’s best for your situation. An aged care advocate can help. An advocate is an impartial person who can assist you in various situations – from understanding aged care services and…

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Beresfield Community Care (who are part of the Hunter and Central Coast home care and disability group ADSSI Limited) has announced that they will lift the wages of their aged care and disability support workers, following The Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to increase minimum wages by 15% for only some eligible aged care workers. The…

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Are you or a loved one an older adult managing diabetes? National Diabetes Week runs from 9 – 15 July, and it’s considered Australia’s biggest conversation about the impact of diabetes. As a dedicated carer or partner of an older person with diabetes, you understand the challenges that come with managing this chronic condition. However, you may…

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As we age, it’s important to ensure that we receive the care and support we need to maintain our quality of life. For many seniors, this means accessing home care services. In Australia, various options are available, but navigating the system can be overwhelming. From understanding eligibility criteria to finding the right provider, many factors…

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