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Managing those living with Dementia – Tips for families and carers

Managing those living with Dementia – Tips for families and carers

Dementia includes a range of conditions that cover a global decline in brain function and is estimated to directly affect over 425,000 people in Australia today.* For family, friends and caregivers of people living with dementia, managing the changed behaviours of the person affected can be confusing and stressful and finding out what works isRead more about Managing those living with Dementia – Tips for families and carers[…]

Choosing a Home Care Package Provider – things to be aware of

Choosing a Home Care Package Provider – things to be aware of

This year there has been some significant changes to government funded home care, not least of which is giving you, the consumer, the power to make purchasing decisions about who you want to deliver services under your home care package. But how can you choose the best provider? There are some things to look outRead more about Choosing a Home Care Package Provider – things to be aware of[…]

Private Home Care and Nursing – The benefits of receiving care at home

Private Home Care and Nursing – The benefits of receiving care at home

The ability to cook, clean, dress and bathe ourselves is something that many of us take for granted. However as people age, everyday tasks become more and more difficult.  Despite their good intentions, many families struggle to provide the level of care their loved one needs while meeting the demands placed on them in theirRead more about Private Home Care and Nursing – The benefits of receiving care at home[…]

Government funding for In-Home Care – What is available?

Government funding for In-Home Care – What is available?

What types of government funding is available for in-home care services The type of government funding available for in-home care for the elderly is dependent on what sort of care is required. This can either be: basic or short-term support through the Commonwealth Home Support Program or long-term support with a Home Care Package TheRead more about Government funding for In-Home Care – What is available?[…]

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