Aged Care

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Aged care funding options

Aged care funding options

Maurice Patane outlines some of the aged care funding options available.

Do you fear growing older?

Do you fear growing older?

What are your thoughts on growing older?

Five things every carer needs

Five things every carer needs

These five tips are essential to help carers best look after themselves and their charges.

Making an aged care complaint

Making an aged care complaint

It can be tough to make a complaint against an aged care provider.

Reducing medication errors

Reducing medication errors

Kate Swanton, shares her top five tips to help make taking your medications at home ...

Getting the best hospital care

Getting the best hospital care

How can you better manage your hospital care?

Preserving memories

Preserving memories

The enormous benefits of using reminiscence therapy to preserve memories.

What will really change today?

What will really change today?

Discover exactly which budget items will take effect today.

Pets welcome too

Pets welcome too

Pet therapy as part of aged care is growing in popularity.

New age care rules

New age care rules

Maurice Patane demystifies the new age care rules.

Must-know aged care terms

Must-know aged care terms

This handy list of must-know terms will help you to navigate arranging aged care.

Your aged care options

Your aged care options

Morrie knows his mother needs more care to help her remain at home as she ...

Is it time to drop the intergenerational war?

Is it time to drop the intergenerational war?

Aged care is an issue for all generations, not just the aged.

Dementia patients restrained

Dementia patients restrained

80 per cent of dementia patients living in aged care are restrained with psychotropic drugs.

Technology to keep you independent

Technology to keep you independent

Live at home independently for longer by making technology work for you.

Six tips to manage medication

Six tips to manage medication

Medication management is critical for older Australians.

How smart home technology helps

How smart home technology helps

Could smart home technology help you remain independent for longer?

Choosing an aged care facility

Choosing an aged care facility

These tips from Feros Care should help you choose the right aged care facility.

Helping you help your parents

Helping you help your parents

These top five websites will help you to understand and care for your parents.

What’s wrong with aged care in Australia?

What’s wrong with aged care in Australia?

Most people think that aged care is just about old people in nursing homes.

Consumer directed care welcomed

Consumer directed care welcomed

Consumer Directed Care (CDC) is a welcome change to community aged care

Having the aged care conversation

Having the aged care conversation

At Christmas time the ageing of parents often shocks adult children.

10 wellbeing tips for carers

10 wellbeing tips for carers

Feros Care’s Jo Cook shares her top 10 tips on how carers can look after ...

Your former home and the pension

Your former home and the pension

Marion is considering having her parents come to live with her.

Son jailed for letting mum die

Son jailed for letting mum die

When the caregiver doesn’t care

Calculating residential aged care fees

Calculating residential aged care fees

This case study provided by NICRAC may help you calculate aged care fees.

Living longer is not better

Living longer is not better

“If I ever get like that, just shoot me”, my father used to say to ...

Do I need to vote?

Do I need to vote?

Can you be excused from voting if you’re of unsound mind?

FAQs on aged care and your options

FAQs on aged care and your options

Brendon Marnies answers some of the many questions raised when considering aged care options

The costs of residential aged care

The costs of residential aged care

Understand and make informed decisions around the financial issues of aged care

New funding for at-home aged care

New funding for at-home aged care

Older Australians and carers will have more of a say in which services they receive

What’s in a Smart Home?

What’s in a Smart Home?

Do you actually know what technology is involved in a smart home?

How the NBN helps your health at home

How the NBN helps your health at home

The NBN helps provide health technology which makes managing chronic conditions easier

Improving nutrition in home-cooked meals

Improving nutrition in home-cooked meals

These five easy ways you can ensure your meals will keep you bouncing with health ...

Care Resort Chiang Mai

Care Resort Chiang Mai

Thinking of moving to a care facility? Perhaps you should consider a move overseas.

Considering an aged care qualification?

Considering an aged care qualification?

An Associate Degree in Dementia Aged Care could formalise your qualifications

Changing aged care services

Changing aged care services

How do you know when it’s time to change aged care services?

Which aged care services best suit your needs

Which aged care services best suit your needs

Aged care can be confusing – find out what’s right for you

Chinese parents sue kids for abandonment

Chinese parents sue kids for abandonment

Elderly parents in China can sue their kids for not visiting often enough

Preparing for an aged care assessment

Preparing for an aged care assessment

Some advice on what to expect and how you can be best prepared

Aged care bond return

Aged care bond return

Is Merryle entitled to have her aged care bond returned should she choose to leave ...

Technology for aged care

Technology for aged care

Find out how this technology can help you or your parents remain at home for ...

Carbon tax impact on aged care costs

Carbon tax impact on aged care costs

Aged care facilities can now take an extra 1 per cent of a resident’s pension.

Aged Care—what will the changes mean for you?

Aged Care—what will the changes mean for you?

Aged care is set to experience the biggest reform in over a decade.

There’s no excuse for abuse

There’s no excuse for abuse

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day is this Friday 15 June.

Aged Care A to Z Guide

Aged Care A to Z Guide

A lot of aged care terminology that can confuse rather than inform.

Aged care reforms update

Aged care reforms update

Julia Gillard today announced major reforms on aged care.

Why is dementia so scary?

Why is dementia so scary?

Dementia is scary. There is no cure, it can manifest in different ways, it ...

Your retirement survival guide

Your retirement survival guide

Craig Hall shares ten ways to reduce your financial concerns in retirement.

Aged care system fails dementia sufferers

Aged care system fails dementia sufferers

Alzheimer’s Australia has released a report stating that the Australian aged care system is ...

Aged Care in the home

Aged Care in the home

Most Australian wish to be remain in their own home as they age and ...

Productivity Commission Review

Productivity Commission Review

The Productivity Commission has been asked to review the quality of aged care currently ...

Key Recommendations

Key Recommendations

The future of our ageing population has long been a concern to the Australian ...

Facts and figures

Facts and figures

While people may hear about Australia’s ageing population and the drain it will be ...

Being productive on aged care

Being productive on aged care

There’s no secret to the fact that Australia is facing a shortage of affordable ...

Comprehensive and sustainable national aged care system - Budget 2011

Comprehensive and sustainable national aged care system - Budget 2011

With the Productivity Commission due to deliver its final report into redesigning Australia's aged care system next month, it will be interesting to see just how far the $55.4 billion committed over the next four years will go. Under National Health Reforms a nationally consistent aged ...

Creating the smart home

Creating the smart home

Many assisted living technologies are coming on to the market in the US and are readily available to aid caregivers and those wishing to age-in-place. Whilst this technology is readily available in the US, it’s only a matter of time before these top three gadgets ...

Commonwealth Carelink Centres

Commonwealth Carelink Centres

Commonwealth Carelink Centres provide information to older Australians, people with disabilities, their families, carers, general practitioners, other health professionals or anyone else who needs reliable information and guidance about community care services and aged care homes available in the local community. The service is free and confidential. Anyone can ...

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