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Knowing how to ask the right questions the key to finding the right fit for your caring needs, says CEO of Prestige Inhome Care, Nick McDonald.

Knowing how to ask the right questions the key to finding the right fit for your caring needs, says CEO of Prestige Inhome Care, Nick McDonald.

Since the most recent reforms to Government Home Care Packages in February 2017, Nick McDonald and his team of professional carers and managers at Prestige Inhome Care have witnessed first-hand the confusion surrounding eligibility and inclusions when it comes to home care.

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Prestige Inhome Carer Megan speaks of her career change to become a carer and the joy it brings her to share activities and experiences with her clients.

Prestige Inhome Carer Megan speaks of her career change to become a carer and the joy it brings her to share activities and experiences with her clients.

It was later in her career that Megan decided she wanted to find more meaning in her career. After a period with charitable organisation Riding for the Disabled, Megan set to work gaining the necessary qualifications to become a carer for a reputable organisation such as Prestige Inhome Care.

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Beaumaris local Ruth speaks of her time as a teacher, hitchhiking through Europe in the 1950’s and her aspirations as a writer.

Beaumaris local Ruth speaks of her time as a teacher, hitchhiking through Europe in the 1950’s and her aspirations as a writer.

When we walked into the home of Prestige Inhome Care client Ruth to hear of her experiences and learn of her story, we were immediately met with a warm and generous smile as she sat within the comforts of her lounge room. “I love stories,” Ruth said. “Other people’s stories.” It was the beginning of a fascinating chat into what has been a long history of travel, adventure, family and writing. And of course, Tennis.

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In the lead up to Men’s Health Week in June, Nick McDonald speaks to Exercise Physiologist Trent Malcolm about the benefits of exercise at all ages.

In the lead up to Men’s Health Week in June, Nick McDonald speaks to Exercise Physiologist Trent Malcolm about the benefits of exercise at all ages.

Well-known bayside Exercise Physiologist Trent Malcolm, founder of Active One, is not short of stories of success when it comes to providing benefits to lifestyle for individuals taking up exercise at any stage of their life. Sitting down with CEO of Prestige Inhome Care Nick McDonald, Trent shares some interesting insights into this important area of health as well as some of the simple steps individuals can take when wanting to improve their health at any age. 

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Simplifying the recent reforms to Government Funded Home Care Packages

Simplifying the recent reforms to Government Funded Home Care Packages

With uncertainty arising from the Australian Government’s recent changes to the way home care services are delivered to older Australians, Nick McDonald and his team at Prestige Inhome Care set to work developing a straightforward and easy to understand 90 second video to bring clarity and transparency to what can be an overwhelming process to some of the most vulnerable in our community.

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Prestige Inhome Carer Holly shares some of the nicest moments she has had as her role as a Carer

Prestige Inhome Carer Holly shares some of the nicest moments she has had as her role as a Carer

Holly sees caring as more than a job. Sitting and chatting over a cup of tea, this high achieving nursing student and Prestige Inhome Carer has a warmth and passion for her job that has her waking up every day and enjoying her client visits, where she says she can help make their day a little better. 

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An interview close to home - Nick McDonald sits down with dad and medical expert Dr Jim McDonald to discuss aging and road safety

An interview close to home - Nick McDonald sits down with dad and medical expert Dr Jim McDonald to discuss aging and road safety

Medical Expert Jim McDonald has spent over 46 years getting to know the Bayside community, having treated up to three generations of the same family at his local General Practice. Sitting down with son and CEO of Prestige Inhome Care Nick McDonald, Jim shares some personal thoughts on some key issues facing the aging community, along with bringing to light his learnings from his many of visits to both nursing homes, aged care facilities and home environments both in Australia and abroad. 

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The story of Geelong local, author and hero Ernest Brough, who tells his story of escape

The story of Geelong local, author and hero Ernest Brough, who tells his story of escape

When we sat down with Ernest Brough, we knew from his hero status in the community that he had one of the most intriguing stories of survival. As told in his book ‘Dangerous Days: A diggers Great escape’ which documents his escape from a German Prison Camp, Ernie tells of his personal journey of capture, his discovery of an escape route, and the moments where he thought he would be caught once again, to finally returning safely home. 

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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.

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

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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