Category Archives for Disability 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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7 Things You Need to Know Before Joining a Disability Provider

One of the most incredible shifts in life will come from how you invest your waking hours and for many in the disability services industry, that investment returns a level of peace, security and fulfilment that few can replace. But for a select few who were uninformed and inexperienced at the time of entering said […]

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Platinum Healthcare farewells community support worker Leo

Last month we farewelled Leo Lin, who has been a community care worker for the past 3 years whilst he was studying to qualify for his Registered Nurse Graduate Program. In that time he provided in-home care (also known as community care) to many frail aged clients, disability clients and clients with a chronic illness. […]

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How to Make your Home Wheelchair Friendly

Wheelchair - Disability Care

  How to Make your Home Wheelchair Friendly. As a health care provider in Perth, we understand the importance of designing the home with the needs of the elderly and disabled in mind. It is essential to take home accessibility issues into consideration when a loved one is wheelchair bound. It is important for anyone […]

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The Place of the Elderly in Society

A society that fails to lovingly care for its vulnerable members has no future. These vulnerable members are the sick, injured, disabled and, of course, the growing number of frail, elderly citizens. This latter group, who have gone before us, have worked and used their talents to make society what it is today. They deserve […]

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Aged Care Workforce: A Growing Crisis

 Fact 1 “The number of Australians 65 and over is projected to double, from 3.2 million people, (14 percent of the population) in 2012 to 6.8 million (20 percent) by 2040”1 “The number of Australians aged 85 years and over is projected to almost triple by 2040, from 430,000 in 2012 (2 percent of the population) […]

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Aged Care at Home: The role of ACAT

What is ACAT? People that are exploring in home care options for an aged or senior family member are often unclear as to the role of the ACAT. So let’s have brief look at this and share some links to further information. ACAT is an acronym for Aged Care Assessment Team. It’s a government body that […]

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