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…

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….

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…

Use Your Home Care Package to Help with Safety & Social Isolation
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Use Your Home Care Package to Help with Safety & Social Isolation

Did you know you can use your Home Care Package (HCP) to invest in technology that will help you & your loved ones stay safe and connected?  Technology has played such an important role in our community in order to stay connected during the coronavirus, and this is no truer than in our aged care…

COVID-19 Aged Care Response Plan: A Snapshot
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COVID-19 Aged Care Response Plan: A Snapshot

It comes with great relief to see a steady downward trend of daily COVID-19 infections in Victoria, with 41 new cases recorded as of 13th September. This comes after 37 new cases were recorded on 12th September – the lowest figure since June 25, at the start of the state’s second wave. It was also the tenth…

What is the Difference Between Residential & Home Care?
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What is the Difference Between Residential & Home Care?

It’s a misconception that as Aged Care Placement Specialists, our work is just about helping people secure a place in residential care. Our placement services explore all the options available to people, many of which involve programs delivered at home. So, what is the difference between residential care and in-home care? Residential care is for…

Different types of aged care options
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Different types of aged care options

There are many different types of aged care placement options to cater to a variety of physical and emotional needs. When it comes to aged care, not all facilities are created equal. Some facilities may combine mainstream care with dementia care, and others may have separate wings. There are types of specialist care that offer…