January 20, 2017

For every member of a family, deciding to put a loved one in aged care is a decision that comes with thoughtful analysis and it’s own very particular emotional toll.

So how can you make sure you’re making the right decision, and one that’s best for all parties involved?


here is no guarantee that individuals in Western Australia who need care will be able to immediately access government funding in the future. Baptistcare’s General Manager At Home Services, Deb Patterson explains.

With funding changes just around the corner, people alre...

January 19, 2017

Home automation is slowly but surely becoming an affordable way to deliver more energy-efficient homes that offer better security, comfort and healthcare. This year's CES showed where we can expect the tech to head in 2017, extending well beyond the range of internet-c...

January 18, 2017

Aged care provider Southern Cross Care has launched new brand Southern Plus backed with a campaign promoting it to customers who still see themselves as independent.

The latest campaign targets the “independent generation”

The communications for the new home care brand,...

January 18, 2017

With a growing difference between the average refundable accommodation deposit (RAD) and median house prices in Australia, aged care providers are being advised to consider increasing their bonds.

The average RAD last financial year was $298,627, which is $360,000...

January 18, 2017

Greg Hunt has been appointed the Minister for Health and Sport while Ken Wyatt has been appointed the Minister for Aged Care and Indigenous Health, Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has announced.

Left: Greg Hunt is the new Minister for Health while Ken Wyatt has been app...

January 16, 2017

Bundaleer CEO Gareth Norman, Operations Manager Helena Lawrie and Director of Nursing Stephen Reilly look at plans for the new home.

Wauchope’s Bundaleer Care Services has announced bold plans to rebuild the existing nursing home in Johnstone Street.

The facility is the...

Flexibility and choice in the direction of your future

Consumer Directed Care (CDC) is all about choice and control. It gives you and your carers a greater say in the type of care you receive to support you at home, and who provides those services.

CDC gives you flexibil...

January 15, 2017

Commercial and industrial projects took off last year as the economics of solar made commitment look like common sense, writes Todae Solar http://www.todaesolar.com.au/.

Last year was a watershed for commercial and industrial solar. Record numbers of systems were instal...

January 15, 2017

SHOULD people with a criminal history be barred from working with young people if the offences committed were not against children?

It is a question often asked of Queensland's Blue Card system, which requires anyone working with children or young people to first underg...

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