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The truth about aged care – why we need a Royal Commission

The announcement of a Royal Commission into Aged Care will throw the doors open on widespread systemic issues impacting millions of Australians. There’s been dozens…

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Aged Care Home placement service

Choosing the right Aged Care Home for yourself or a loved one is an emotional experience. The process is riddled with pitfalls, the fees are…

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When mum doesn’t want aged care

Australians are a stoic lot. We don’t like to ask for help and this trait doesn’t go away as we get older, if anything it’s…

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How much do I need to pay for my Home Care Package?

Need some extra help to remain at home? Perhaps help with meal preparation, gardening, a spring clean or personal care. The government provides home care packages to support older people to remain living at home – up to 49k per year! Understanding the home care package fees will help you get the most out of your funding.

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Tricky families – why engaging an independent advocate can save your relationships

Families can be tricky. And families and money can be even trickier. When a parent, partner or loved one needs to move into an Aged…

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Quick guide to the fees Aged Care Homes charge

If you’ve ever had to research the fees Aged Care Homes charge you’ll know they can be confusing. It’s hard to work out what’s a fee for accommodation costs and what’s a fee for living costs and whether the additional fees are compulsory or optional.

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Dementia care – a quality of life approach for Aged Care Homes

The biggest adjustment was to learn to sit in the silence. One week into my stint as primary carer for my 83-year-old father has given unique opportunity to understand what it is like to be in the shoes of my mother.

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Looking at Aged Care Homes? Ask these top three questions before you sign!

The decision to move into an Aged Care Home can be a difficult one. It’s not a decision you want to you get wrong. You…

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Different Types of Aged Care Homes

If you’re someone with an ageing parent and facing (with understandable trepidation) the prospect of them moving into a home, it may be reassuring to…

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