Seniors living at home are at an increased risk of falling. Reducing falls risk is achievable by putting certain measures into place
There are many barriers to accessing aged care support services in Australia. These need to be considered for positive changes to occur.
Join our network and receive exclusive offers, the latest eNews and retirement eGuides.
Accessing Respite Care: Short term care on a planned or emergency basis, to give carers and care recipients a break from their schedules. What is Respite Care? It is short-term care, on a planned or emergency basis. The purpose is to give carers or care recipients a break from their typical schedules. How do I […]
Carers talk about feeling lonely, doing the stressful work of looking after loved ones, while lacking needed support for their own wellbeing.
Are you considering having to move into residential aged care? Find out about eligibility, assessments and what to look for here.
Subsidised aged care in Australia, supports and assists older people in their own home, in the community or in an aged care facility.
Home care packages are subsidised packages of care to assist you with more complex care needs to live in your home for as long as you can.
The Government-funded Commonwealth Home Support Program offers a variety of entry-level aged care services for eligible people in Australia.
Reviewing your Australian aged care Home Care Package is the starting point to receiving the care/ services to meet your changing care needs.
Top tips to help with the transition to an aged care facility, including what you can bring, visitors, and what to expect at your new home.
Are you prepared for a sudden trip to the emergency room? The Ready 2 Go Bag can assist you to prepare your clothing, toiletries & medical information.
A guide to understanding what Quality palliative care is. Start the conversation and raise awareness during National Palliative Care Week.
The Aged Care Royal Commission has found key elements requiring urgent reform by the government to improve government funded aged care.
Discussing aged care services with ageing parents has its challenges. While some older adults are happy to start the conversation, others might have never thought about their future care needs. Often people perceive aged care as the start to the end and don’t have a solid grasp on what their options are. Getting your head […]
The final report has been handed down from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety, with an astounding 148 recommendations.
An Advance Health Directive is an important way of expressing your healthcare wishes if the time comes where you're no longer able to.
How Creative Arts Can Help People With Dementia There are around fifty million people living with dementia globally. Rather than only looking at pharmaceutical options to manage dementia, health professionals are looking at non-pharmaceutical options for treatment and for improving quality of life. There are several activities for people with dementia that are both creative […]
Follow this prescription medication guide to help you manage your prescription and over-the-counter medications safely and effectively.
Know what your rights are if you're experiencing age discrimination in the community and particularly in the workplace within Australia.
Understanding Telehealth: Access to Telehealth has become increasingly available in response to the current COVID-19 global pandemic.
At HammondCare aged care facility staff are ensuring that they are well stocked up on "outbreak kits".