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I have a Home Care Package! Now What?

Have you recently been allocated a federally funded Home Care Package? Well first and foremost congratulations. This funding will hopefully change your life for the better by providing financial support to access services to enable you to remain living independently in your home. Best of all – you are now in the driver’s seat when it comes to allocating an Approved Provider to manage your package and choosing the supports that will assist you the most. ..

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We rise by lifting others

Home Care Package funding allows you to thrive while living independently at home. Better Living Homecare’s dedicated Care Manager’s ensure everything runs smoothly. A quirky look at the day in the life of a Better Living Homecare Care Manager.  ..

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It’s beautiful when career and passion come together

Better Living Homecare are proud of our staff and the brilliant work they do every day to assist clients to remain living independently in their homes. The following video is a snap shot of one of the many special moments in the day of a Better Living Homecare Support Worker and her 93 year old client.  ..

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Contributing financially to your Home Care Package – Is it Compulsory?

When accepting a Home Care Package and assigning an Approved Provider to manage the package you may be asked to contribute financially to the cost of your care. There are two fees that may be payable depending on the amount of income you have and the Approved Provider you choose. The proceeds of these two fees are added to the subsidy that the government pays for your Home Care Package and can be used for your care and services (less the Provider fees). ..

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Changing your Home Care Package Provider is Easy

The Australian Government provides the Home Care Packages Programme to help Australians live independently in their own homes for as long as they can. Recent improvements to the programme has meant that all home care package recipients are now able to change the Approved Provider that manages their package.  ..

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Resources

Helpful Homecare Booklet

This easy to print brochure has been prepared with a view to helping families discuss issues they may be experiencing with their loved ones. It covers identifying when a family member may require assistance to remain at home and the options available. You’ll find tips and advice for family carers and what to look for when engaging professional carers.

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A Guide to Reducing the Risk of Falls

As part of our commitment to assist people to live in their own home and thrive, we have prepared this brochure about falls. It outlines the possible causes of falls, a checklist to identify hazards around the home, suggested home modifications and actions to take should you or a loved one have a fall.

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Aged Care Brochure

28 years ago a group of like-minded caring individuals decided to offer solutions for people to remain living independently in their homes. Better Living Homecare was born. We at Better Living believe everyone deserves to live the best life they can. As a group we are passionate about working with families and individuals to find solutions to improve lives.

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Disability Brochure

Better Living Homecare specialise in providing care and support to individuals with physical, intellectual, sensory and acquired disabilities. We want our clients to feel safe and supported while leading a full life and achieving their individual goals. We understand the importance of matching carers that have the skills, personality and life experience to meet your needs.

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Dementia Facts Brochure

Understanding the person with dementia will help you when planning activities for them. This means knowing the person’s former lifestyle, work history, hobbies, recreational and social interests, past travel experience and significant life events.

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