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…

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…

CASE STUDY — Dorothy
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CASE STUDY — Dorothy

How finding the right aged care changed their lives. People often ask me: what does finding the right care look like? The answer is different for everyone. Most of the time, it’s a combination of consulting with professionals in the healthcare industry, and finding a placement that feels right for everyone involved. If you or…

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…

Ten Signs Your Loved One Is Ready For Aged Care
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Ten Signs Your Loved One Is Ready For Aged Care

Do you wonder if your loved one is ready for aged care? Considering care for an elderly loved one, your spouse or yourself is never an easy overnight decision. It’s something that should be thoughtfully considered, expressed and discussed with all family members, in a gentle and loving way. But how do you know when…