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Changing Home Care Providers - What do you need to do?

Posted by Janet Gibbins on Apr 3, 2018 6:39:54 PM

As the face of the Australian home care industry has begun to change. If you’ve caught wind of this, you might have found yourself asking for yourself asking (or on behalf of an elderly friend or relative ) “am I getting the best care package for my money?” or "what hours of support does it qualify them/me for?"  Depending on your provider this can vary! 

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Topics: Aged Care, In Home Care, Consumer Directed Care, Private In home Care Providers, Organising Care in Home Australia, CDC, Home Care Pacakges,, Care Australia

Why a Low Cost Home Care Provider may NOT be the best option

Posted by Linda Summerton on Nov 3, 2017 5:19:26 PM

 

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Topics: Aged Care, Home Care, Nursing Home, In Home Care, Respite

Changing Home Care Providers - What do you need to do?

Posted by Janet Gibbins on Jul 21, 2017 7:13:03 AM

As the face of the Australian home care industry has begun to change. If you’ve caught wind of this, you might have found yourself asking for yourself asking (or on behalf of an elderly friend or relative ) “am I getting the best care package for my money?” or "what hours of support does it qualify them/me for?"  Depending on your provider this can vary! 

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Topics: Aged Care, In Home Care, Consumer Directed Care, Private In home Care Providers, Organising Care in Home Australia, CDC, Home Care Pacakges,, Care Australia

Changing Home Care Providers - What do you need to do?

Posted by Janet Gibbins on Apr 4, 2017 6:01:12 PM

Over the past few months, the face of the Australian home care industry has begun to change. If you’ve caught wind of this, you might have found yourself asking for yourself asking (or on behalf of an elderly friend or relative ) “am I getting the best care package for my money?” or "what hours of support does it qualify them/me for?"  Depending on your provider this can vary! 

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Topics: Aged Care, In Home Care, Consumer Directed Care, Private In home Care Providers, Organising Care in Home Australia, CDC, Home Care Pacakges,, Care Australia

In Home Care is it a viable alternative to a nursing home

Posted by Linda Summerton on Aug 24, 2016 2:13:39 PM

While nursing homes offer numerous advantages for the support needs of the frail, the elderly and the terminally ill in terms of expertise and availability of help twenty fours hours per day, it is not always the best option for each person, and in homecare should be considered as an alternative first. The decision to stay at home versus the move to a formal care facility is a personal one - each case should be considered individually, as what is right for one person can be very wrong for another.

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Topics: Sunshine Coast, Professional Boundaries, Noosa, Caloundra, Aged Care, Home Care, Nursing Home, In Home Care

In Home Care is it a viable alternative to a nursing home

Posted by Linda Summerton on Nov 1, 2013 2:22:00 PM

While nursing homes offer numerous advantages for the support needs of the frail, the elderly and the terminally ill in terms of expertise and availability of help twenty fours hours per day, it is not always the best option for each person, and in homecare should be considered as an alternative first. The decision to stay at home versus the move to a formal care facility is a personal one - each case should be considered individually, as what is right for one person can be very wrong for another.

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Topics: Sunshine Coast, Professional Boundaries, Noosa, Caloundra, Aged Care, Home Care, Nursing Home, In Home Care

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