Accountability & Advocacy in the Aged Care Sector
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Accountability & Advocacy in the Aged Care Sector

Accountability is key to positive change in any industry – and even more so when it’s concerning the care of vulnerable and dependent groups such as our senior community.  Since the release of The Final Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety in February 2021, we’re starting to see some tangible action towards re-shaping…

Reformation on the Horizon for Home Aged Care
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Reformation on the Horizon for Home Aged Care

We’ve always advocated for positive changes and improvements to the aged care industry, which is why we’ll be fully prepared and ready to guide you through the introduction of a new, streamlined Support at Home Program which will come into effect in July 2023.  The new Support at Home Program reflects a huge shift in focus…

Our Gift to You: Cut the Christmas Queue
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Our Gift to You: Cut the Christmas Queue

It’s no secret that December is one of the busiest times of the year and your to do list grows instead of shrinks! You’ve got your endless present ideas, Christmas parties to attend and host, and family holidays to plan. The end of the year is approaching fast, and it’s easy to forget about important…

5 Aged Care Myths that are Stopping you from Planning your Aged Care Early
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5 Aged Care Myths that are Stopping you from Planning your Aged Care Early

What do you think of when you hear the words ‘aged care?’.   Most likely, you’re visualising an elderly person over the age of 80 in a residential care home being looked after by an army of health care workers. Or maybe it’s your own parents you see who’re having cleaners and a carer come over…

Q&A with Pauline Healy — Your Aged Care Expert
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Q&A with Pauline Healy — Your Aged Care Expert

Our personalised approach at Well Placed Care means your family will experience a one-on-one service with an independent aged care specialist. No complicated booking forms, no Google searches to figure out who you need to speak to next during the aged care process, and no long waiting times on the phone. Our complete aged care…

5 Reasons why Hiring an Independent Aged Care Consultant will be Your Greatest Advocacy Tool
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5 Reasons why Hiring an Independent Aged Care Consultant will be Your Greatest Advocacy Tool

“All advocacy is, at its core, an exercise in empathy.”- Samantha Power, United States Ambassador to the United Nations (2013 – 2017)  To be an advocate is to have courage, empathy and a deep passion for your society and the future of your people. On a broad spectrum, advocacy is about effective problem-solving and involves…

Keep your Elderly Loved One Safe & Healthy this Winter by Following these 7 Tips
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Keep your Elderly Loved One Safe & Healthy this Winter by Following these 7 Tips

“Winter is the time for comfort, for good food and warmth.” – Edith Sitwell The winter season is upon us and we have no doubt you’re pulling out your warmest blankets, dusting off your winter jackets and taking advantage of the sun spot in your living room. Whether it’s on purpose or an as-needed basis, we…

Do You Fit into These Care Scenarios? — Part 2
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Do You Fit into These Care Scenarios? — Part 2

We answer some of the most commonly asked questions & aged care scenarios we hear all the time from our clients. “I wish I had someone like you when I was navigating the aged care system for my mum/dad.” This is a phrase we hear all the time from our friends, family and Well Placed Care followers…

Do You Fit into These Care Scenarios?
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Do You Fit into These Care Scenarios?

We answer some of the most commonly asked questions & care scenarios we hear all the time from our clients.  ‘One person caring for another represents life’s greatest value’ – John Hoeven  Caring for another comes in many shapes and forms.  For some, this may be taking your loved one’s grocery shopping once a week…