Prestige carer supporting a person living with dementia

How to support a person living with dementia

September is normally Dementia Awareness Month, held during the month of September each year. In 2020, this has been replaced by Dementia Action Week, from 21 to 27 September, an initiative of Dementia Australia. This year’s theme “You are not alone” was chosen by consumers who have told Dementia Australia that a diagnosis of dementia

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A Company Culture Built on Family Unity

Eleven years ago, Prestige Founder & CEO Nick McDonald, hired his sister, Thea, to assist the company with Business Development. They both thought it would be a short-term arrangement. Those early years saw Prestige Inhome Care face numerous challenges, while in its growth stage of the business, so it was reassuring for Nick to know

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Home Care Packages Unpacked: A Beginner’s Guide to HCPs

Are you confused about home care packages (HCPs) and how to access one? Today, we explain the ins and outs of home care packages including how you can access one, what the different funding levels are, and how much control and choice you have over how your package is delivered. What is a Home Care

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Extraordinary People Prestige Client Norman

Extraordinary People: Norman’s Story

Prestige client, Norman Tame, has vivid memories of the day he and his crew found out that the Allies had been victorious in the Pacific, and World War II was over. Norman’s extraordinary story was featured recently on the cover of the Herald Sun in a WWII Victory 75th Anniversary Special Edition. The Infamous Battle

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24 Hour Care Prestige Client Extraordinary People Anne's Story Video

Extraordinary People: Anne’s Story

It looked like Anne was going to have to go to a rehabilitation hospital and because of a reaction to antibiotics causing delusions, she had ended up in a dementia ward. It was looking really frightening for both her and her family. Having already used Prestige’s in-home care services, Anne’s children rang Prestige and said

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Startsat60 video

Startsat60: The Importance of Highly-tailored 24-hour Care

Rebecca Wilson, CEO of Startsat60 recently interviewed Nick McDonald, the CEO and Founder of Prestige Inhome Care about the importance of providing highly-tailored, 24-hour care. Nick pointed out that “starting the conversation early” about getting outside help is vital. Listen to the interview to hear some helpful advice for families who may have come to

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Kathy’s personal approach to Personal Care

There are endless moments where the simple things are what take centre stage. The sound of the gentle breeze through the trees or the blissful moment when you hear the milk being poured into a fresh cup of tea. Ready for a chat and some good company. It is in these simple moments where the

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aged care at home explained

Tailored aged care at home that puts safety first

Today, we are experiencing uncertainty in the world and each day our community grows stronger as we connect and unite. Prestige Inhome Care’s community is made up of individuals living independently and with dignity in the comfort of their own home. The uncertainty experienced today is balanced with the certainty that each and every Prestige

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Helping your elderly parents with self-isolation coronavius

How to help your elderly parents with self-isolation at home

The Australian government recently advised senior Australians to stay at home for their own protection and to limit their interaction with others in the community. So, how can you help you elderly loved ones ensure that self-isolation doesn’t make them feel completely isolated? We interviewed our CEO, Nick McDonald, who is a registered nurse about

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Prestige Inhome Care LASA Award Finalist

LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards

February 25 was an exciting night for Prestige Inhome Care, who was invited to the Tri-State Conference Dinner in Albury, for the LASA Excellence in Age Services Awards presentation. The evening brought together a collection of awe-inspiring individuals, teams, organisations and Next Generational leaders who have pioneered communication, mentoring and innovative programs in aged care.

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