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World Health Day 2014

This Monday 7 April will be World Health Day, which marks the founding of the World Health Organisation (WHO) in 1948. The day aims to raise awareness of serious health issues, and provides an opportunity for individuals from communities around the world to get involved in activities that can lead to better health. Each year

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Nick participates in YGAP’s Polished Man Campaign.

From the 1st-15th of September, Nick will be walking around with nail polish on one of his fingers. You might ask why the CEO of a company would feel compelled to do this? Well no, it is not a fashion statement. Nor is it the result of an afternoon spent with his daughter. The answer

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Old and Wiser

Ever heard the expression ‘old money’? Well, it turns out that this might have new meaning. Research published recently in the Journals of Gerontology discovered (we say loosely) that when it comes to money, the older you are the wiser you are with your finances. The findings were born from a US study where participants

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Prestige Inhome Care Opens An Office In Geelong

In 2012 it came to our attention that there was a demand in the Geelong and Bellarine region for a quality provider of in home care services. Following extensive business planning, Prestige has decided to open an office in the heart of Geelong to service this region. Services will commence from mid 2014 under the

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Dealing with Depression in Aged-Care

As the stigma around mental illness and depression is slowly decreasing, Australians are beginning to develop a deeper understanding of these diseases and how to best approach treating them. Unfortunately, the stigma amongst the older population is the hardest to penetrate, despite the especially high rates of depression among this particular age group. The Government

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Prestige Inhome Care is taking part in the Five Cent Campaign!

Over the coming months Prestige is very excited to be participating in YGAP‘s 5 Cent Campaign! We are encouraging all staff to deposit their 5 cent coins into a collection box located at the Cheltenham Office. We are hoping it will take minimal convincing for people to give up these little bad boys, because lets

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