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The Benefits of Pet Therapy for Elderly

We all know what pets do to us. They provide the best companionship when we are down and alone, they share our joys and triumphs when we are happy. Our little mood booster, our warmest best friend. But do you know that spending time with pets can be a form of therapy? If you have

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Can You Have A Home Care Package And An NDIS Plan?

Understanding Home Care Packages and the NDIS can be confusing. Both are government programs, so it is easy to get lost in complicated jargon and legalese when looking into the finer details. Put simply, Home Care Packages and NDIS plans are government programs designed to help people who have complicated needs.  Depending on your particular

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What Are The Training Requirements For Aged Care Workers?

We all want to receive the best quality of care as we get older, so it helps to understand the training requirements for aged care professionals. This article explains the necessary qualifications for different aged care roles, so you can feel confident with your carers.  At Absolute Care & Health, all our team members are

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How To Detect The Early Signs Of Dementia

Dementia can present big challenges for us and our loved ones as we advance in age. While most people associate dementia with the gradual loss of memory over time, there’s a few other tell-tale symptoms to keep an eye out for. By keeping on top of these symptoms, you’ll be in a good position to

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Who Pays For In-Home Aged Care?

There are two main options for paying for in-home care. Read on about them here, so you can spend less time worrying about money and more time enjoying your retirement years in the comfort of your own home. Whichever payment option you choose – private funding or government funding, there’s no fixed contracts to lock

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The Benefits Of In-Home Care

As your loved ones get older their daily routine and habits may change, but their need for the comforts of home and the companionship of family and friends will remain. While small lifestyle adjustments are inevitable, getting older shouldn’t mean a disorienting change of living environment. We provide high quality in-home care services, so your loved ones

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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. We all feel most comfortable when we’re at home; so, of course, we want to continue living independently for as long as possible. Everyone needs a bit of help every now and then, especially as we age. There

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How Much Does In-Home Aged Care Cost?

In-home care allows you to remain in the comfort and familiarity of your own home with regular support and assistance from a professional caregiver. For people who want to maintain a sense of independence and connection to their neighbourhood but need a bit of help with everyday tasks, in-home care can provide the best of

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What is Consumer Directed Care?

Consumer Directed Care is a model of service delivery designed to benefit consumers of aged care services. In February 2017, the government deregulated and made changes to the way it provides and funds Home Care Packages thanks to the implementation of Consumer Directed Care. Consumer Directed Care gives aged care consumers more choice and flexibility with

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What Is Spiritual Health?

At Absolute Care & Health, we are dedicated to your wellbeing. Taking a holistic approach to wellness, we are very focused on looking after the whole person. We understand that mental, physical, and spiritual health can all have a profound effect on each other. We believe in enabling people to get the very most out

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How To Use The My Aged Care Website

My Aged Care is a great initiative for all elderly Australians looking for a care service. My Aged Care and its supporting website is facilitated by the Australian Government’s Health Department. The My Aged Care website is a one-stop destination for queries and vital information on aged care services in Australia. This website is designed

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