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Absolute Care & Health on 17 January 2019

Who pays for in-home aged care?

Paying for in-home care doesn't need to be complicated. We explore the two key options you have for paying for your care in older age - private funding and government funding ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 20 December 2018

How to access Home Care Packages

The federal government funds Home Care Packages for senior Australians to help you enjoy a decent quality of life. We take a step-by-step look at how you can access one of these Home Care Packages. ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 17 December 2018

8 ways to help ease a parent into in-home care

In-home care offers a great alternative to regular aged care, allowing your parent to stay in the comfort of their own home. We explore 8 ways to ease them into in-home care for an enhanced lifestyle. ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 19 December 2018

What is Companion Care?

Learn about the benefits of companion care, an integral part of our in-home care plans. From keeping you company to offering an extra hand around the house, companion care can enhance your lifestyle. ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 13 December 2018

The benefits of in-home care

From helping your loved ones stay in their family home for longer, to maintaining their sense of independence, a social life & companionship, we explore the many benefits of in-home care ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 22 November 2018

Choosing the right aged care assistance at home

More and more Australian are choosing to continue living in their own homes as they get older. There are a number of services to help you enjoy a safe and comfortable lifestyle ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 21 November 2018

Australia's future aged care crisis

We commissioned a nationally representative survey of people over 50 years old to find out how prepared people are for their future care needs ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 3 October 2018

How much does in-home aged care cost?

We explore the costs of Absolute Care & Health’s personalised in-home care packages, including your payment options, hourly rates, and other things you should consider before registering ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 2 October 2018

Caring for elderly parents yourself vs professional in-home care

As our parents age, many of us will face becoming carers ourselves or placing them into aged care. We explore this important decision, including the supportive role in-home care can play ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 21 September 2018

The Australian government is introducing 14,000 new Home Care Packages | Absolute Care & Health

The 2018 Australian Federal Budget included $1.6 billion in aged care funding for Home Care Packages over four years. That means 14,000 new packages by 2022 ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 18 June 2018

In-home care vs nursing home aged care

We all need a bit of help as we get older, even if we don't want to admit it. Here's what you need to know to choose between in-home care and residential care ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 14 June 2018

How to Best Prepare for Caring for Your Parent | Absolute Care & Health

If you’re new to caregiving and are looking for ways to make things work without getting burnt out, we’ve got a few tips and ideas that can help. ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 14 June 2018

Things to Consider When Managing Continence | Absolute Care & Health

Sometimes health issues can also compromise our ability to control our bowel and bladder motions. Incontinence is not fun, but we can make it more manageable and be better prepared. ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 31 May 2018

What's included in respite care?

Respite care includes all the care services you usually receive. Whether you need a bit of help every now and then or 24-hour care, you can continue receiving the services you need with respite care ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 16 March 2018

What’s Included in after hospital care?

Are you seeking assistance as you leave hospital and move back into the comfort of your own home? After Hospital Care can smooth this transition process, helping you to make a full recovery ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 16 March 2018

What’s included in personal care?

Are you seeking extra help around the house with daily tasks or just a friendly face to chat with? Personal care could be the key to maintaining an independent life in the comfort of your own home ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 28 February 2018

Your guide to understanding Home Care Packages

Home Care Packages are a government funding programme designed to help people continue living independently in their homes ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 28 February 2018

7 common questions about government funded aged care

Government funded home care can be very confusing. People often wonder if they are eligible and how to go about getting home care funding. Here's what you need to know ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 18 January 2018

The benefits of palliative care

Here's what you need to know to fully understand the benefits of palliative care and dispel some of the common myths people believe ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 14 December 2017

Having the conversation about in-home care

Having the conversation isn't easy, but you can't put it off forever. Here are our tips for talking to your relative about their in-home care ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 13 December 2017

Changing the landscape for caregivers

In-home aged care is becoming more important as Australians are living longer and staying in their homes. And there are significant opportunities for caregivers in the future of in-home care ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 12 December 2017

Private vs government funded in-home care

Are you considering in-home care? Learn about the differences between private and government funded in-home care and how to figure out which one is the best for you ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 5 December 2017

What is Consumer Directed Care?

Consumer Directed Care creates new options for those who need subsidies for aged care. Find out how you can use your Home Care Package to get aged care from a private service provider of your choice ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 28 November 2017

What is a home equity release?

A home equity release can be a useful way of accessing the value of your home to help pay for your in-home care ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 15 November 2017

Should I work in Home Care Services or Residential Aged Care? | Absolute Care & Health

Working in aged care gives you a career of helping people and building relationships. Choosing a career in home care services can be one of the most rewarding jobs in the aged care industry ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 13 November 2017

The devil is in the detail when it comes to Home Care Package fees

Care providers can choose the fees they charge, and we keep ours low, so you get good value for money. Here's what you need to know about Package fees and choosing your provider. ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 27 October 2017

What is spiritual health?

Most carers focus only focus on your physical health. But what about spiritual health? Read on to find out more about how our caregivers tend to your loved ones needs to promote emotional wellbeing ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 20 October 2017

How to use the My Aged Care website

If you're curious about applying for an aged care service, the My Age Care website is a great starting point. Read tips on how to navigate through this website and find the information you need ...

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Absolute Care & Health on 18 October 2017

Finding the right caregiver for you

We'll find the right caregiver for your needs depending on how much help is required around the house. Find out more about our flexible in-home care service ...

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