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Nick McDonald Jul 4, 2017

Reliving History – Bayside local Ruth speaks of Teaching, Travel, Hitchhiking and Writing

When we walked into the home of Prestige Inhome Care client Ruth to hear of her experiences and learn of her story, we were immediately met with a warm and generous smile as she sat within the comforts of her lounge room. “I love stories,” Ruth said. “Other people’s stories.” It was the beginning of a fascinating chat into what has been a long history of travel, adventure, family and writing. And of course, Tennis. Known in the...
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Nick McDonald

Nick McDonald

CEO Of Prestige Inhome Care

Nick is the founder of Prestige Inhome Care. Throughout his career, Nick recognised the industry’s need for a private home healthcare provider to support those requiring a premium service that enabled them to recover and receive quality care in their own home. Nick wanted to create a viable alternative to nursing homes and give clients unprecedented independence and emotional support, and in 2005 he established Prestige Inhome Care as a family business. Nick now manages more than 300 employees and the company still maintains the family-owned mindset in placing clients at the heart of its operations.

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Nick McDonald May 18, 2017

‘Don’t Shift the Goalposts!’ – Are the Fears Warranted?

In just over 2 months, government-funded support for inhome care is changing and I’ve heard lots of anxiety this past year about how Home Care Packages will be impacted. Any change brings with it fear - and this can be exacerbated for elderly people living independently at home - but is it all warranted? In this week’s blog, let’s face the fears. You’re going to hear a lot more noise about Home Care Package changes before February 27 and people...
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Nick McDonald
Nick McDonald Apr 21, 2017

Reducing Falls Risk in the Elderly

In a study conducted by The Royal Melbourne Hospital in 2014, research showed that that falls were the second biggest cause for elderly hospital admissions behind chest pain. There are countless reasons why someone might feel the need to start looking into in home care. The enquiries we receive at Prestige Inhome Care are constant and varied. However, one event we consistently see as the catalyst for these enquiries is falls. We typically get 20 to 30 enquiries each month from...
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Nick McDonald
Nick McDonald Aug 9, 2016

8 Advantages of Home Care

There comes a point in many people’s lives where they or a loved one are no longer capable of living a healthy and fulfilling life without some assistance. Whether this is due to old age, disability, or poor health, many feel that they have no choice but to resort to residential care facilities. While this may be a good option for some, it is worth also considering bringing that assistance to a person in the comfort and familiarity of their...
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