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…

CASE STUDY — Medical Support At Home — Cathleen
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CASE STUDY — Medical Support At Home — Cathleen

When Cathleen was in hospital recovering from her knee reconstruction surgery, she was told by the doctors that her road to recovery would be long. She would require rehab and post-acute care. However, because she was in the private health care system, medical support arrangements would need to be organised by Cathleen and her family….

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…

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…

Your Mother’s Day Gift: Creating a Holistic & Tailored Care Plan for Mum
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Your Mother’s Day Gift: Creating a Holistic & Tailored Care Plan for Mum

“The world needs our mothers.” —Liya Kebede  Mother’s Day is a very special time of the year to celebrate all the strong, wonderful women in your life and thank them for being the very best mum – or Grandma! – to you and your family.  This may have been particularly special for your family this…

Do You Fit into These Care Scenarios? — PART 3
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Do You Fit into These Care Scenarios? — PART 3

We answer some of the most commonly asked questions & aged care scenarios we hear all the time from our clients. “Caregiving will never be one-size-fits-all.” – Nancy L. Kriseman We understand that caregiving will look different from person-to-person, family-to-family. There is no ‘one-size-fits-all’ approach to aged care, which is why at Well Placed Care…

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…

2020-21 Budget: What Does This Mean for the Aged Care Sector
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2020-21 Budget: What Does This Mean for the Aged Care Sector

As advocates in the Aged Care sector, understanding how our Federal Budget each year will impact our clients has always been a key focus at Well Placed Care. More funding within the aged care space hugely impacts the wellbeing, safety and quality of care for our senior Australians, which is why we’re happy to see…