What is the new Aged Care star rating and how does it affect me?
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What is the new Aged Care star rating and how does it affect me?

The new Aged Care facility star rating is here. So what’s it all about? Australia’s new star rating system for aged care facilities launched in December 22 and after its first month in operation it’s already proving to be a controversial new program. Every aged care facility now has a rating of 1-5 applied, described…

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…

Celebrating Carer’s week – 5 things carers can do to make life easier
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Celebrating Carer’s week – 5 things carers can do to make life easier

This week is Carer’s week in Australia and also the 30th Anniversary of Carer’s week in Victoria. This week we’re recognising the critically important work our nearly 2.65 million unpaid carers do in Australia with 5 things carers can do to make their jobs a little easier 1. Look at what you can change around…

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…

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…

New Range of Support Services for Carers
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New Range of Support Services for Carers

“To care for those who once cared for us is one of the highest honors.” – Tia Walker  Caring for another is one of the highest honours and at Well Placed Care we are here to support, advocate, guide and assist you to provide quality care for your elderly loved ones.  This is why we are…

Is Well Placed Care Considered an Essential Service?
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Is Well Placed Care Considered an Essential Service?

Answer – Absolutely! Well Placed Care is considered an essential service during the pandemic. Aged Care is an essential service for your elderly loved ones. As an independent aged care advocacy and consultancy service, we believe it is more important now than ever to look after our senior Australians when entering the aged care sector. …