Strengthening Residential Aged Care Funding
The Turnbull Government is continuing to explore options to strengthen the way residential aged care funding is determined. Releasing the report Alternative Aged Care Assessment, Classification System and Funding Models the Federal Minister for Aged Care, Ken Wyatt, said that the Australian Government contributes around $17.5 billion a year to aged care.
Warrigal Goes Solar
Warrigal had a target to reduce greenhouse gas emissions by 6% on 2014 levels by 2020. Despite the significant upgrades to improve the comfort of their residential aged care homes and the development of new locations, Warrigal's energy consumption (and greenhouse gas emissions) were climbing rather than dwindling.
St Luke's Green Aged Care Open Day
St Luke's Green is a vibrant new seniors community offering boutique aged care and independent living. St Luke's Green Aged Care Home will be opening in May 2017 and Greengate would love to show you around. You're invited to join a tour of St Luke's Green to find out more about the Boutique Aged Care Home.
Home is Where the Heart Is
For over 60 years, Betty, 79, has called her residence in a leafy western Brisbane suburb home. When Betty found herself in hospital for six months four years ago and in need of daily care, she never imagined that the care she would receive would not only allow her to remain independent in the home she loves, but that it would allow for the formation of new friendships.
Buck’s Gym Achieving Positive Wellbeing for Seniors
An innovative gym program is getting Redland seniors out of bed after injury and back into an active lifestyle.The specialised equipment is being rolled out to Churches of Christ Care’s residential aged care services at Mitchelton, Bribie Island and Stanthorpe and new developments at Boonah, Caloundra and Warwick.
BlueCross Ivanhoe Open Day
We’re pleased to announce that BlueCross Ivanhoe will be opening its doors to the public! The Open Day will be held at 250 Waterdale Road Ivanhoe, from 10am – 4pm on Saturday 29th April.Come on down to enjoy the free music, entertainment, coffee and of course no open day is complete without a sausage sizzle!
Over $12 Billion in Lost Super – Could Some be Yours?
Not taking an active interest in your super is one thing. Completely losing track of it is another. The Australian Taxation Office (ATO) reported that there were more than one million lost and ATO-held super accounts out there with a combined value of just over $12.7 billion – some of it might be yours.
Freedom Aged Care Scavenger Hunt
Freedom Aged Care families in Victoria recently competed in a scavenger hunt - Freedom style! Freedom families from Hawthorn, Glen Waverley, Burwood,
Sandringham, boarded their village buses and toured different locations around eastern Melbourne in February.
TriCare Brings State of the Art Aged Care to the Gold Coast
Family owned and operated TriCare will open a state-of-the-art, architecturally-designed extension to Cypress Gardens Aged Care Residence at Clear Island Waters in May 2017. Cypress Gardens Aged Care Residence provides 24 hour residential, respite, palliative care and dementia care.
Prestige InHome Care CEO Highlights Five Key Factors When Searching for Home Care
The recent reforms to Government Funded Home Care Packages, effective from 27 February 2017, have sparked a wave of questions from some of the most vulnerable in our community, with many elderly and disabled citizens overwhelmed with the choice of home care providers emerging as a result of the changes.
Meet Amy - One of Regis’ In-Home Support Carers Giving Back
Amy Stewart is one of Regis’ Home Support Workers in the newly launched service in Cairns. She knows that the right home care support is paramount. As someone who personally knows the importance of receiving in-home care for a loved one, Amy is now ready to give back.
Lyndoch Living Breaking Down the Communications Barrier with $494k Grant
‘On call’ will take on new meaning to residents and staff at Lyndoch Living with a new state of the art communications upgrade going ahead thanks to a $494,000 Regional Health Infrastructure Grant.
Catholic Healthcare Jemalong Residential Village Expansion Approved
The expansion of Catholic Healthcare’s Jemalong Residential Village and its merger with Mater Aged Care has been officially approved. This impressive development will bring together two of the longest serving aged care services in Forbes
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