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Seven Reasons Why University Students Seek Out Platinum Health Care As An Employer Of Choice

Study in the medical and health sector is stressful enough without having to contend with finding a flexible employer who can provide shifts which fit your lifestyle. Platinum Healthcare Group recognises the benefit to nursing and medical students, like you, and works to support them in earning an income and maintaining a healthy work/study/life balance. […]

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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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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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Top 5 Benefits of In-Home Retirement and Care

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Most elderly Australians want to stay independent and in the comfort of their own home for as long as possible after retirement. That is why home care is becoming an increasingly popular alternative to nursing/retirement facilities. After all, goes the saying, ‘home is where the heart is’ and when someone is unwell or frail it’s […]

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9 Tips to Help You Convince Your Ageing Parents to Accept Help

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Almost weekly we hear from someone who is struggling to arrange support for one or both of their parents. The struggle is due to resistance from their ageing parents who keep insisting that they don’t need help yet! Sound familiar? If this is a struggle you are currently going through you are certainly not alone. […]

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The 3 Most Alarming Threats to Quality Aged Care

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Article 1 of 4 With population growth on the rise and longer life expectancy, quality aged care has become a consideration for an exponentially growing number of families. For many families the ideal aged care option would allow their loved one to stay home, as long as that is still possible. Over the past two […]

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In Home Care: what is consumer directed care?

UPDATE (March 2016):  See also this post for the latest government initiative in consumer directed care. Click here When the government unveiled its Living Longer Living Better aged care reform package on 20 April 2012 it included a significant change to aged home care funding. This would result in aged care following the disability sector […]

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