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Why you should ask for a High Priority Home Care Package

If your needs aren’t being met by your current level Home Care Package or you are still waiting for a Home Care Package you can request a higher level priority and go up in the waiting list. If you don’t ask for it you won’t get it. Here is the best way to go about getting the care and support you need. Home Care Package
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Dementia: a poem

If I get dementia…   If I get dementia, I want my friends & family to embrace my reality.   If I get dementia, I…

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Preventing loneliness and isolation as you age

Loneliness isn’t something we talk about very openly, but it is an issue facing a huge number of older Australians. Loneliness is a growing public…

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Looking after yourself – tips for carers

What is dementia? Dementia is not a specific condition or disease. It is a term that is used to describe a range of symptoms associated…

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Reducing the risks of Dementia

What is dementia? Dementia is not a specific condition or disease. It is a term that is used to describe a range of symptoms associated…

Dementia Care
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A -Z Alzheimers

There are many facets involve with Alzheimer’s disease. Learn the A-Z’s of Alzheimer’s disease with CareAbout’s alphabetical list Alzheimer facts and stats. A is for…

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The People’s Guide to Home Care
Download this invaluable guide to give you confidence in your Home Care choices.
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What is Alzheimer’s disease?

Defining Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is the general term used to describe a range of symptoms associated…

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Customer Story: Sofia and Nadia

Sofia recently chose one of CareAbout’s trusted providers as her Home Care Package provider. Sofia’s granddaughter Nadia says that they looked at many options and…

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Dealing with embarrassing behaviour: tips for family members and carers

Are your elderly parents acting up? Things like swearing, inappropriate comments, anger and declining personal hygiene are far more common than you might think. You…

Aged Care in Australia
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Avoid the flu this winter: 10 herbs & spices to boost your immunity

As we age, we become more susceptible to colds and the flu, and this vulnerability increases even more during the cold winter months. Having a…

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NDIS: what can you expect after a Morrison re-election?

Scott Morrison’s “miracle” re-election was a bit of a surprise to most! So, what does it mean for the NDIS?   The Liberal National Party…

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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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