Victoria’s Roadmap to Reopening: How Has This Effected Current COVID-19 Restrictions in Aged Care?
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Victoria’s Roadmap to Reopening: How Has This Effected Current COVID-19 Restrictions in Aged Care?

The recent announcement from Dan Andrews to ease our lockdown restrictions by moving from Step 2 to Step 3 in our roadmap to reopening last week gave Victorians a glimpse of the light at the end of the tunnel.  It’s been a challenging year since the arrival of COVID-19 in March. As advocates who always…

All you Need to Know About PPE to Protect Your Elderly Loved Ones During the Pandemic
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All you Need to Know About PPE to Protect Your Elderly Loved Ones During the Pandemic

It’s understandable that you want to do all you can to protect your elderly loved one/s during the pandemic. It’s also understandable that you will have questions on the type of safety measures that have been implemented & recommended by the Department of Health.   Read our blog ‘COVID-19 Aged Care Response Plan: A Snapshot’ to get…

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…

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. …

Moving Interstate During COVID-19
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Moving Interstate During COVID-19

Did you know we can help you can move your elderly loved one/s interstate during COVID-19? Moving interstate during the pandemic is difficult for families to coordinate due to a myriad of added requirements. This includes border control, fitness to fly, isolation and quarantine, coordinating discharge between hospitals and the facilities… the list goes on….

Seven Preventative Actions You Can Take to Protect Your Elderly Loved One’s Physical & Mental Wellbeing During COVID-19
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Seven Preventative Actions You Can Take to Protect Your Elderly Loved One’s Physical & Mental Wellbeing During COVID-19

According to the latest information released by the Department of Health, people aged 70 and over – and 65 years or over who have a chronic medical condition – are most at risk of serious illness if they contract COVID-19 (coronavirus).  The World Health Organisation has confirmed that there are three main reasons why the ageing population is…

Restrictions on aged care due to Coronavirus
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Restrictions on aged care due to Coronavirus

The federal government has imposed a lot of new restrictions in the past weeks, in an effort to flatten the curve of the current Coronavirus pandemic. With these measures, new restrictions have been imposed upon home care providers and aged care facilities. Naturally, this raises questions about what the restrictions mean for carers, families and…