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Prestige launches “Say G’Day” Campaign to acknowledge Victoria’s elderly this Christmas

This week Prestige Inhome Care announced the launch of its inaugural “Say G’Day” campaign. “Say G’Day” aims to recognise the increasing number of elderly people who will spend the upcoming Christmas holiday period alone. Over 700,000 people over 65 currently live alone, with 14% of the national number of over 65’s residing in Victoria –

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Prestige Inducted into the Geelong Chamber of Commerce

Prestige is excited to announce that is has been inducted into the Geelong Chamber of Commerce. The induction took place on Thursday 16/1014 at the After 5 function at Wyndam Resort Torquay. The Chamber of Commerce is one of Australia’s leading regional business bodies – boasting more than 790 members and with a rich, long

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PRESTIGE INHOME CARE RECOGNISED IN BRW FAST 100 LIST

Each year, prominent business publication, Business Review Weekly (BRW), develops its Fast 100 list that details the fastest growing Australian companies. A fiercely contended accolade, the rankings are measured according to each company’s average growth rate over a four year period. With so many companies vying for a spot on the coveted list, those fortunate

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The Business of Caring

Having spent the majority of his working life serving Victorian’s in a variety of roles, Prestige Inhome Care CEO, Nick McDonald, knows a thing or two about the care business. He’s been a clinical nurse for more than 20 years and has worked in a variety of roles, but was always drawn to inhome care.

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Ask yourself or someone you know – “R U OK?”

Last week was R U OK? Day, a day aimed at encouraging people to take the time to ask a friend, family member or stranger – “are you ok?” The not for profit organisation, R U OK? was founded by Gavin Larkin in 2009 in order to raise awareness of the increasing number of those

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Macular Degeneration Awareness Week – Sunday 25 to Saturday 31 May 2014

At-risk Australians in the Dark About Sight-Saving Measures Only 1% of Australians over the age of 50 knew about the Amsler grid – a simple self-test to monitor for symptoms of macular degeneration, the leading cause of blindness and severe vision loss in Australia. Furthermore only 68% admitted to having never seen an Amsler grid

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Care Radio Segments Success Spurs New Series

After six weeks working with Mornington Peninsula based radio show the Breakfast Table on 98.7 RPPFM, the success of the segments has led to the station requesting Prestige’s founder, Nick McDonald, to create a new series of topics for discussion on the popular show. The first of the segments started last Monday, and focussed on

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Leading the Way in Aged Care

Aged care is more than just looking after the physical health of a patient, it’s also about looking after and providing for their mental and emotional wellbeing. That’s what Aged Care Insite; one of Australia’s most esteemed aged care magazines, had in mind when it commissioned an article on Positive Ageing. The article is intended

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Planning for an Ageing Population

The Australian aged care sector has gathered together in Sydney on the 26th of March 2014 for the Aged Care Workforce Strategy Conference. Hosted by Aged Care Insite Magazine, the conference focused on how the sector will respond to the growing demand for aged care. According to data from the Government Productivity Commission Report, Australia’s

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“The Difficult Conversation” Clip

In Febuary 2014 our CEO, Nick McDonald, featured on the Weekend Today Show to discuss when to begin speaking to elderly friends and family about the possibility of care, and how to best go about that conversation. Below is a clip of Nick’s segment…

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