Category Archives for Aged Care

Four Reasons Why Platinum Health Care Is A Great Fit For Stay-At-Home Parents

This article explains the four main reasons why Platinum Health Care is a great option for stay-at-home mums and dads who are wanting to contribute financially to their family while still remaining available to their children in a job that provides satisfaction and flexibility. Flexibility A challenge for many parents is finding employment that will […]

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Why Every Aged Care Or Disability Employer Is NOT Created Equal…

There is no shortage of aged care and disability employers within Western Australia and while one could be forgiven for thinking they are all equal, the opposite is often the case. From the difference between private and not-for-profit organisations, to the size and culture fit, there are several things you should be aware of before […]

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Healthy, Graceful Ageing Tips for Seniors and Those Soon-to-Be

Whether you’re 65 or 25, the hard fact is this: you’re getting older. How much you’ll be able to enjoy yourself in the next 5, 10, 15, or 40 years depends on how you treat your body and mind today. Young people should begin to think about ageing (it’s never too early), and those entering […]

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Aged Care Royal Commission

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By now most Australians have heard about the ‘Four Corners’ show and the government’s quick response in announcing an aged care royal commission (RC). I’m appalled, as I’m sure you are, at the disgusting treatment portrayed in the show on Monday, 17 September, 2018. Our elderly deserve great care – the best care we can […]

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How to change your home care provider

Did you know that you can easily change your Home Care Provider if you are unhappy with the service? As of February 2017, older Australians have the freedom to research and compare different Home Care Providers, and choose the one that suits them the best. This new aged care model is called Consumer Directed Care. Along with […]

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Growing numbers of elderly Australians waiting for a Home Care Package

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Home Care Packages (HCP) are government-funded subsidies available for senior Australians to receive In-Home Care and Support. This package can fund a variety of services at home including meal services, gardening, nursing, basic personal care etc. More details about Home Care Packages can be found here.Unfortunately, obtaining a Home Care Package is not that easy. Along […]

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Free Home Care Information Session

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How to cut through the confusion around aged care in Australia!What you need to do so you or your loved one ages well!How to avoid the nursing home by being proactive!One in three elderly parents suffer a fall, and most families don’t get help until it’s too late. Some 80% of the calls we receive […]

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More choice for consumers in aged care

The way in which our elderly access home care packages will change after legislation was introduced to Parliament on Thursday, 11/2/2016 to give more choice to consumers in aged care. Under the current system, an individual who has been assessed as eligible for a home care package will be referred to a provider who has […]

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