19/07/2017 in Blog

How has Consumer Directed Care changed Home Care Packages?

Consumer Directed Care or CDC is a new approach to how people receive their care.…
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30/08/2017 in Blog

The Benefits of Self Managing your Home Care Package

Many people believe  it is required for their Provider to fully manage their package on…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

What services are available with a Home Care Package?

The Home Care Package is designed to assist individuals to remain living in their own…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

What is dementia?

Dementia is not one specific disease, but rather a collection of symptoms caused by any…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

What does a Home Care Package cost?

The Federal Government subsidises the cost of providing a Home Care Package however they expect…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

How to live well with dementia.

A diagnosis of dementia is a life changing event for a person as well as…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

‘Sundowning’ in a person with dementia

‘Sundowning’ is a term used to describe a pattern of deterioration that can occur to…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Staying active while living with dementia.

As humans we all enjoy a sense of purpose and the ability to enjoy ourselves…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

What is a Home Care Package Agreement?

All Home Care Packages are required by law to have a Home Care Agreement between…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

What is a Home Care Package (HCP) Monthly Statement?

After a Home Care Package commences, you will receive a monthly statement that details funds…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Home Care – Should we do it ourselves or use an agency?

After deciding that your loved one needs some care to assist them to remain at…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Communicating with people who are living with dementia

Dementia is a progressive illness that and overtime will gradually affect the way a person…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Dementia and the effect is has on relationships.

As dementia progresses, your relationships are almost certain to change. It is easy to feel…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

What is a Home Care Package Care Plan?

When you begin a Home Care Package with a service provider they will meet with…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

What is an individual budget for a Home Care Package?

Every Home Care Package, no matter which level requires an individual budget to be prepared.…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Tips for discussing home care with loved ones

Some professional assistance or care at home can increase a person’s independence and wellbeing. However,…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Residential care versus home care

Elderly Australians sometimes find it hard to accept that one day they will have to…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Signs home care is required

Sometimes recognising that someone is no longer able to take care of themselves at home…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

What is palliative or end of life care?

Palliative or end of life care is support for people who are in the final…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Eligibility and Assessment for Home Care Packages

To find out if you are eligible for a Government funded Home Care Package you…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Examples of in-home nursing care

In this day and age there is no reason why people can’t have professional, private…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Eligibility for a Enteral Feeding Supplement

In addition to funding allocated in a Government funded home care package (HCP) there are…
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19/07/2017 in Blog

Would I benefit from the services of a Care Manager?

Are you or a loved one experiencing difficulty in navigating the healthcare system or what…
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17/07/2017 in Blog

What is a Home Care Package?

In short a Home Care package is financial assistance from the Federal Government to remain…
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17/07/2017 in Blog

In home nursing care

In this day and age there is no reason why people can’t have professional, private…
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17/07/2017 in Blog

Access a Hardship Supplement in addition to Home Care Package funds

In addition to the allocated funding in a Government funded home care package (HCP) there…
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17/07/2017 in Blog

Supplements to top up Home Care Packages – Enteral Feeding

In addition to funding allocated in a Government funded home care package (HCP) there are…
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17/07/2017 in Blog

What are the benefits of having a Care Manager?

Are you or a loved one experiencing difficulty in navigating the healthcare system or what…
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14/07/2017 in Blog

What does it mean to have a Home Care Package Level 2?

A Home Care Package is financial assistance from the Federal Government to remain at home…
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14/07/2017 in Blog

I’ve found my Provider! Now what happens?

After shopping around and finding the Home Care Package Provider that best suits your individual…
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14/07/2017 in Blog

10 Ways to get the most from your Home Care Package

So you have been approved for a Federal Government funded Home Care Package or HCP…
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10/07/2017 in Blog

5 Costs to Consider When Choosing a Provider

The following information is useful for consumers who now have a greater choice and control…
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10/07/2017 in Blog

6 New Rights You Have With Consumer Directed Care

Consumer Directed Care or CDC is a way of delivering care that gives you choice…
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