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A look back at 2018 and a celebration of some of the wonderful people that deliver care to our community every day. Thank you.

The journey to becoming a carer is as diverse and inspiring as the people who deliver the care. Carers from varying backgrounds and nationalities, with different interests and ambitions, are all bound together by one single mission. To care. This year, we sat down with some of the wonderful people delivering care in our communities

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The disability misnomer and exercising freedom when faced with Motor Neuron Disease

A passion for production, film, television and music made for an exciting and eventful career for Fabian. Now, facing the everyday challenges that MND poses on his life, Fabian is determined to highlight the freedom’s he still has and enjoys, even in the face of adversity. “It’s certainly a term that is misinterpreted – and

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Life after stroke is the main focus of the Stroke Association of Victoria and the mission of Executive Director James Garland, who works to bring attention to the issue everyday.

When Nick McDonald sat down with Executive Director of the Stoke Association of Victoria in their centre in Geelong, there was a sense of hope in the air. Sitting within the main dining area of the centre were a group of several stroke survivors, each with their own story about their ongoing path to recovery

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Working in the outdoors is a big part of Christian’s job and he loves every second of it.

Lawn mowing, Gardening, gutter cleaning, window washing. If it is a gardening job that needs to be done, Christian is the person for the job. Having worked in the fitness industry for more than 20 years, Christian was ready for a change and to head outdoors and work in the sunshine. And sometimes, the rain.

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As a good friend of Hugh’s once said, he couldn’t get over the impression that the Depression caused.

100 year old Geelong local Hugh sat down with the Prestige Inhome Care team to talk about family, being in the Army and what he thinks the secret is to a good life. Set within a quiet street of Geelong, Hugh’s home is a place of memories and good times. Sitting in his loungeroom with

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It is giving people their independence back that Prestige Inhome Care team member Jaclyn likes most about being a Carer.

Jaclyn has always been in the Care Industry. It is something that she believes is for people who are prepared to give. To give love and to selflessly give their all to make sure people can have the happiest lives they can have. “I love it because I feel that I give back,” said Jaclyn.

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Following a career in sales and marketing selling everyday items, Prestige Inhome Care Case Manager Lara was looking for something different. Something a little more meaningful to her.

With a friendly and warm smile, and a relaxed and approachable nature, Lara is someone who adds value and happiness to those she meets, and in her role as Case Manager at Prestige Inhome Care, Lara connects individuals with the right care to suit their needs. “What drew me to working in the care industry

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After a successful career in private practice and running a university program on Applied Neuroscience, Psychologist Perri Curtis shares her journey to becoming a Clinical Hypnotherapist.

There are some interactions that truly inspire you. They are so intriguing that you are left wondering and imagining all the possibilities. All the answers. That is the feeling that you have when meeting extraordinary Psychologist and Clinical Hypnotherapist, Perri Curtis. From her suite in The Sanctuary – Wellbeing, Mt Eliza, Perri sat down with

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After reaching 30 years of working in the one nursing home facility on night shift, Bernice hit the pension age however was not ready to retire. Instead, a new path was discovered, leading Bernice to Prestige Inhome Care.

30 years is a long time to work night shift. It takes dedication, focus and an ability to commit all of yourself to the care of others. It is that experience that lead Bernice to home care, where she now is overwhelmed by the time she has with individual clients and the nice environment that

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An extraordinary life of dancing with Fred Astaire, travelling and celebrating the good times. This month we celebrate the wonderful world of 99 year old Corrie.

Corrie knows how to make things beautiful. Sitting in her home in inner Melbourne with a view of the city skyline, Corrie shares her stories of elegant parties, fashion, travel and winning horses. From farm life to her home in Toorak. This is an extraordinary life told by an extraordinary woman. It seems nothing surprises

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