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A Guide to Timing and Preparation for Aged Care
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A Guide to Timing and Preparation for Aged Care

When the time comes to consider aged care options, knowing when and how to begin can be challenging. Our guide helps you recognise the signs that suggest a need for a more supportive living environment for your loved one. Learn how to sensitively start the conversation about aged care, involve your loved one in the decision-making process, and navigate the necessary assessments. With Well Placed Care, you’re not alone in this journey—we provide the guidance and support needed to make informed decisions with confidence and compassion.

Understanding Aged Care Fees and Charges in Australia
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Understanding Aged Care Fees and Charges in Australia: Your Guide to Financial Planning for Residential Care

Navigating the financial landscape of residential aged care in Australia can be daunting. Our guide demystifies the fees and charges, breaks down the latest government updates, and offers expert advice on planning for the costs of care. Whether you’re assessing the impact of income and assets on your contributions, or exploring the nuances of additional service fees, Well Placed Care provides the insights you need to make informed financial decisions for a smooth transition to aged care. Get the clarity and support you need with our specialised guidance.

The Importance of an Emergency Care Plan in Aged Care
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Preparing for the Unexpected: The Importance of an Emergency Care Plan in Aged Care

Discover the essentials of an effective emergency care plan with Well Placed Care. Learn how to prepare for unforeseen situations in aged care, ensuring your loved one’s safety and peace of mind. Expert advice on personalised assessments, legal preparations, and the value of independent specialists.

When Your Ageing Parent Experiences a Fall
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Navigating the Aftermath: When Your Ageing Parent Experiences a Fall

Experiencing a fall can be a pivotal moment in the life of an ageing parent, marking a time of vulnerability and heightened concern for family members. In Australia, falls are the leading cause of injury among older adults, with one in three people aged 65 and over falling at least once a year. Understanding how…

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Dealing with Resistance: When They Say ‘No’: Managing Resistance in Ageing Parents.

As Australia’s elderly population is projected to reach 8.8 million by 2057, many families face the complex challenge of managing resistance from ageing parents when making decisions about their wellbeing. This resistance often stems from a fear of losing independence or from health conditions like dementia.