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Prestige Inhome Care CEO Nick McDonald highlights five key factors to consider when looking into Home Care.

Prestige Inhome Care CEO Nick McDonald highlights five key factors to consider when looking into Home Care.

, Mar 10, 2017 2:03 AM

The recent reforms to Government Funded Home Care Packages, effective 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 providers emerging as a result of the changes. Nick McDonald has identified the five key factors to look out for when selecting a new Home Care Provider.

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Meditation Expert, Kat John shares simple steps to make you feel good

Meditation Expert, Kat John shares simple steps to make you feel good

, Mar 10, 2017 1:49 AM

Meditation Expert Kat John is no stranger to finding ways to make yourself feel good, dedicating the last three years of her life to the empowering and positive meditation practices that can help battle pain, promote happiness and help you to feel good at any stage in life.

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The story of two Bayside locals, Ron and Rosemary, who say you are never too old to marry.

The story of two Bayside locals, Ron and Rosemary, who say you are never too old to marry.

, Mar 10, 2017 1:29 AM

When Ron and Rosemary met, sparks flew and love was instantly in the air. It was on St Patrick’s night 2016. Ron, in his 80’s, joined some friends at the Rotunda within the retirement community where they both lived for a few cold ones. He suddenly noticed the lovely Rosemary, in her 70’s, walking along the garden path towards him.

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Carer Nina shares what makes her feel good and why she loves her role as a Carer

Carer Nina shares what makes her feel good and why she loves her role as a Carer

, Mar 10, 2017 1:03 AM

Nina has always enjoyed caring for others. With an infectious smile and a warmth that sees many people open up to her on a daily basis, Nina has a knack for making people feel good. With such a positive outlook and so much passion, the team from Prestige Inhome Care were exited to sit down with Nina and ask ‘What makes you feel good, day to day?’ Nina’s response showed her connection with nature, and how this plays a fundamental role in her happiness.

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‘Don’t shift the goal posts!’ - are the fears warranted?

‘Don’t shift the goal posts!’ - are the fears warranted?

, Dec 20, 2016 8:49 PM

In under 2 months, government-funded support for inhome care is changing and I’ve heard lots of anxiety this past year about how Home Care Packages will be impacted. Any change brings with it fear - and this can be exacerbated for elderly people living independently at home - but is it all warranted? In this week’s posting, let’s face the fears.

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Give the gift of inhome care

Give the gift of inhome care

, Dec 15, 2016 2:31 AM

If you know someone who could use a little extra help at home, why not give them a gift certificate for Prestige Inhome Care?

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Minister gives view into the future

Minister gives view into the future

, Oct 17, 2016 6:05 AM

Leading Aged Services Australia (LASA) Congress, Qld: Working hard on a recent Sunday, listening to the Minister for Health and Aged Care, Minister for Sport The Hon Susan Ley MP. Great to hear what the Minister has to say about the current reforms we are experiencing and what we can expect in the future.
 - Prestige Inhome Care CEO Nick McDonald

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Vic Seniors Festival events - start planning

Vic Seniors Festival events - start planning

, Sep 7, 2016 11:25 AM

The Prestige Inhome Care team is looking forward to the Victorian Seniors Festival in October. Check out the festival events calendar and start planning your festival itinerary!

 

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A step in the right direction

A step in the right direction

, Aug 17, 2016 2:35 PM

Prestige Inhome Care management and staff have welcomed recent news that the State Government is putting $7.2 million towards a new home-based model of palliative care.
The model partners hospitals, aged care, community palliative care and other health networks, with a potential outcome being that more terminally-ill Victorians will be able to die in their own homes.

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National Palliative Care Week: It's Time To Talk About Dying.

National Palliative Care Week: It's Time To Talk About Dying.

, May 29, 2016 7:14 PM

Despite common beliefs, palliative care is much more than care during the last days or weeks of a person’s life and is not a service of “last resort”. Even when a cure to a serious illness is not possible, active treatment and appropriate support may continue to manage the symptoms and course of the disease. 

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