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

You Realised It at Christmas
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You Realised It at Christmas

You realised it at Christmas. You saw Mum and you saw vulnerability for the first time. Perhaps her frailty has been there for a while — but her indomitable spirit — well, okay, her stubborn nature that everything was alright and she was FINE — eased your concerns over the past year. And you’ve been…

Case Study – A four year journey with Tracey’s family
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Case Study – A four year journey with Tracey’s family

Tracey recently shared the story of her family’s journey with Well Placed Care via a Google Review. We’d like to thank Tracey for sharing with us. Like so many other families that have a loved one with Dementia, my sisters and I had left things until they had hit crisis mode before we came to…

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….

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…

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 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…

Five Christmas Events & Groups for Seniors & their Families in Victoria
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Five Christmas Events & Groups for Seniors & their Families in Victoria

The Holiday Season is upon us at the end of what can only be described as a very eventful and uncertain 2020. This year has tested our ability to stay connected as we locked ourselves away from a pandemic and pushed us to expand our support network to counteract the loneliness that comes with isolation….