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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. Aged Care Costs

NDIS holiday season

With the holiday season upon us, we take a look at holiday options and the NDIS.

NDIS

Our top 5 Christmas gifts for your loved ones

Giving is a great feeling and the best thing about this time of year. However choosing a present can be hard and it’s even harder when you’re thinking about an older loved one who may simply have it all. Here’s our top 5 Christmas gifts to inspire your shopping.

Planning & Advice

Make the most of the little bit extra in your Home Care Package

There’s a little bit extra in Home Care Packages thanks to indexing. So in this article, we will outline the new funding levels and point you in the direction of some other supplements you may be eligible for to keep you safely at home.  

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Chromosomal and genetic disorders and the NDIS

Rare conditions are those which occur in 1 in 10,000 or less of the population. Unlike more commonly recognised disabilities, often the symptoms only get recognised by parents, and are then confirmed through genetic testing.

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$1000 to prune camellias!

Yes, you read correctly. $1000 to prune your camellias. Really and truly. And we’re not talking about a flower farm but rather a copse of camellias in a suburban backyard.

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The People’s Guide to Home Care
Download this invaluable guide to give you confidence in your Home Care choices.

$500 million in unspent funds – spend it before you lose it!

There is over $500 million sitting in unspent funds in Home Care Packages. This is government funding that’s been allocated to an individual but has not been used. In other words, it’s money that someone could use for their care or other services to remain at home but they’re choosing not to.

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NDIS Off to a Flying Start For CareAbout | CareAbout | NDIS

NDIS off to a flying start for CareAbout

CareAbout has now officially launched our NDIS offering, including our updated website, and team of NDIS experts now in place and talking to you about…

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Home Care Packages: it’s one out and then one in!

It’s supply and demand. The simple fact is that 121,000 people are waiting in the National Queue for the right care Package. That’s the demand….

Home Care Package
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Green is good – 5 hardy house plants

You may have noticed the resurgence in house plants. Gorgeous little shops that once were florists are now focussing on promoting longer lasting plants. Trailing…

Planning & Advice
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Books to lose yourself in

A good book is an immersion into another world. So this month we’re recommending a great book – in fact it’s a collection of short stories that allows you to dip in and out.  Helen Garner’s Stories: The Collected Short Fiction is an extraordinary collection and here’s why.

Planning & Advice
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Dementia Awareness Week – time to get serious

As part of Dementia Awareness Week it’s important to highlight the different needs of people living with dementia and how they might be prioritised in receiving government subsidies.

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