If you’re in the process of hiring an in home caregiver, a proper screening process is essential to make sure that you find the right person to care for your loved one.
Caregiving is a challenging job, and it takes a special kind of person to do it well. Read more
For many senior citizens, the idea of watching the telly from the comfort of the couch may be more appealing than a walk with a friend, or a movie night. But if you knew that having an active social life could positively impact your health and longevity, you might think again. Read more
If your Home Care Package isn’t exactly what you need right now, switching is easier than you might think. Perhaps you’re avoiding looking at your options because you find the choices confusing. Read more
Currently, demand for in-home care for the elderly has reached such high levels that those in need of the highest-level care packages could be forced to wait more than a year for the help they need.
This year, the federal government budget is set to begin addressing the problem. Read more
An Aged Care Assessment is scheduled by appointment through the Australian government’s My Aged Care, in which a nurse, and potentially a social worker, will visit you at your home to determine whether you are eligible for government funding, as well as what level of care you will need. Read more