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HelloCare Mail Sep 21, 2020

We are participating in Dementia Action Week: here’s how you can too

Dementia affects close to half a million Australians and that number is set to double in the next 25 years. This week is Dementia Action Week and HelloCare will be sharing stories each day to offer guidance and support to those who are living with dementia, and to those who care for others living with dementia. We encourage you to share these stories. We will also share daily tips and tools from Dementia Australia on our Facebook account to help you better support...
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HelloCare is Australia’s premier source of aged care content and daily news crafted specifically for the Australian senior audience. We produce fresh content on a daily basis across all forms of media, covering a wide variety of topics that resonate with our audience, shining a light on elderly issues with expert opinions from those within the industry. Here at HelloCare we believe that self-worth is derived from the value that others place on you and your issues, and we are committed to ensuring that elderly Australians and those within the aged care industry have a reliable and trustworthy hub for online news, education and entertainment. We believe the elderly are undervalued, and we are doing everything we can to change that perception.

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HelloCare Mail Sep 17, 2020

Provider pays retention bonus to all aged care staff out of own pocket

  An aged care provider on the NSW Central Coast will dip into its own coffers to ensure all direct and non-direct care staff benefit from the government’s aged care retention bonus. Two months after writing to the Minister for Aged Care about the unfairness of the Retention Bonus for Aged Care Workers, the Board of Peninsula Villages has unanimously agreed to pass on the retention bonus payment to all staff, rather than only those who fall under the niche...
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HelloCare Mail Sep 16, 2020

“Oh my gosh, it’s like someone switched on a button” – bringing joy to those living with Alzheimer’s during lockdown

Learning how to use an iPad for the first time would be difficult for anyone, let alone when you’re 84 years old, and living with Alzheimer’s Disease. But that’s what Antoinetta Tenace has done, and her daughter Anna says she has never been happier. Anna has been caring for her mum for two years in the family home, which has its challenges, especially now, during Stage 4 lockdown. “We’re accustomed to it (lockdown) now; it’s become the norm. But before...
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HelloCare Mail Sep 11, 2020

Paul Keating, Peter Costello and Ken Henry to speak at the royal commission this week

The Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety will recommence on Monday with a hearing in Sydney that will run through until 22 September 2020. The hearing will inquire into the financing and sustainability of future improvements to the aged care system and the appropriate funding model or models to support the delivery of aged care services. It will also address the prudential regulation of aged care providers. Former Prime Minister Paul Keating and former Treasurer Peter Costello, AC, will speak...
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