How Can You Use Your Home Care Package Funds | CareAbout | Home Care Package

How can you use your Home Care Package funds

It’s a good idea to start with your ‘must haves’ or covering any services you may be receiving through the Council. You need to be realistic about what hours are available in your Package and what your goals are. Home Care Package
Approved But Not Yet Received The Funding For A Home Care Package? | CareAbout | Aged Care Costs

Approved but not yet received the funding for a Home Care Package? How to get prepared!

It’s great that you’ve been approved for government subsidies under the Home Care Package program. So, it’s time to get prepared. Here’s what you can do now! There are over 800 Home Care providers Australia-wide all with different pricing and value offerings. So how do you choose? This handy guide helps you ask the right questions before you decide on a provider. Home Care Package
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Intergenerational care: child’s play benefits young and old!

What is intergenerational care? Intergenerational care brings together two different generations both requiring care. Older adults living in an Aged Care Home, are partnered with…

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What is Dementia?

Have you got a family member or friend showing signs of dementia? Or maybe they’ve already being diagnosed with a form of dementia? Perhaps you’re worried about some of your own behavior. Here is some basic information that will help you to understand dementia.

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Symptoms of Dementia

A diagnosis of dementia can and should only be made by a medical professional. Many symptoms associated with dementia are also associated with other, less impactful conditions – and can be treated. However, it is often after observing signs around the home that a family member or friend raises concerns about the possibility of dementia in a loved one. So it is certainly good to be aware of the symptoms.

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Person centered dementia care

Once you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a form of dementia, you may become bombarded with terms and expressions that you are unfamiliar with. One of them will be person-centered dementia care. The information in this post provides the basics on person-centered dementia care.

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How to maintain social contact with dementia

Having dementia can be a lonely experience for many. Family and friends may spend less time with the person suffering from dementia, and some carers may concentrate on the day-to-day chores of life, and forget about the need for social interaction.

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Dementia facts and stats

The prevalence of dementia in modern society means there is a great deal of research and information available. This articles contains some of the more striking facts and statistics from both Australia and internationally.

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Communicating with someone with dementia

Why communication changes The way a person’s communication changes because of dementia depends on various factors, not least the progress and type of the condition….

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