Accountability & Advocacy in the Aged Care Sector
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Accountability & Advocacy in the Aged Care Sector

Accountability is key to positive change in any industry – and even more so when it’s concerning the care of vulnerable and dependent groups such as our senior community.  Since the release of The Final Report from the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety in February 2021, we’re starting to see some tangible action towards re-shaping…

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…

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…

2020-21 Budget: What Does This Mean for the Aged Care Sector
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2020-21 Budget: What Does This Mean for the Aged Care Sector

As advocates in the Aged Care sector, understanding how our Federal Budget each year will impact our clients has always been a key focus at Well Placed Care. More funding within the aged care space hugely impacts the wellbeing, safety and quality of care for our senior Australians, which is why we’re happy to see…

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…

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…