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October 25, 2015
Just 39 per cent of aged care providers are ready to receive referrals through the My Aged Care gateway, more than three months after it launched, latest figures show.
May 23, 2015
Aged care workers at St Louis Aged Care Facility recently took part in a 6 ½ hour Introduction to Palliative Care for Care Workers workshop conductedby Aged Care Planning. The workshop covered the definition, philosophy and objectives of palliative care; communicating with compassion and dealing with diversity,the dying process, loss and grief and self-care.
May 03, 2015
Older Australians are expected to be better off under radical changes to the aged care system that take effect this year, according to a national survey of aged care service providers led by University of Adelaide researchers.
April 15, 2015
Alzheimer’s Australia is concerned more than half of the Australian population is inactive which can increase their risk of developing dementia, according to a paper released by the Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW).
March 19, 2015
With accessing aged care traditionally likened to “navigating a maze”, a key goal of the current reforms was to simplify and streamline the system for consumers. But there is debate over whether the new financial arrangements in particular have had the opposite effect.
March 01, 2015
Aged Care Planning is very interested in a research study by the University of Sydney that shows high intensity weight training can play an important role in the fight against dementia. Aged Care Planning is currently developing the delivery of an exercise program into the home and this is further evidence of the significant benefits of such a program for our older loved ones.
February 24, 2015
Aged Care Planning welcomes the establishment of a new aged care council which will ensure the federal government receives advice from a range of expert voices in the provision of quality services to people in aged care. The Aged Care Quality Advisory Council was announced recently by Assistant Minister for Social Services, Senator Mitch Fifield.
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Thank you for your lovely letter. Mum is settling in and the staff at Holly are really lovely, caring people. I am already feeling relieved of the constant worry I had when mum was living alone. The smartest thing I ever did was to engage your services to arrange a placement. Thank you so much for all your kindness and understanding and delivering a good result so quickly.
James and I wanted to send a little note of huge thanks for not only the brilliant end result that you have arranged for Gerald, but more so for the comforting, counselling, understanding, time and support you have given our family.
Thank you so much for all your help, we couldn't have done it without you. We are very happy with St Louis, the care is wonderful. I am back from my trip to the US, much rested and ready for the path ahead.
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We are truly grateful to you for all your help with mum. I know this would not have been possible without your assistance. It is certainly a distressing time but you have made it very much easier for all of us and we all thank you.