Accent Home Care Blog

Welcome to the Accent Home Care Blog.

This is the section of our website where we will share all of our news and what’s happening at Accent Home Care, as well as our own thoughts and opinions on all things to do with aged care and independent living.

Be sure to keep up to date with everything by regularly checking in on our aged care blog here at Accent Home Care.

Managing Stress For The Elderly

It can be common to experience various levels of stress throughout your life and none more so during your elderly years. In fact, this is when stress can impact your life the most. The act of ageing causes many stresses such as ill-health, loss of independence, and so...

Keeping Connected During the Coronavirus Pandemic

As the coronavirus pandemic continues in Australia, and indeed the world, staying connected with one another has never been more important. Social engagement with friends and family among the elderly is important for them in maintaining a healthy quality of life...

Living a Happier Life at Home

As we grow older the ability to do simple things such as everyday tasks can vary and this can be a somewhat confronting aspect of aging. We know that it feels like you are losing your independence and that the simple joys in life are slowly slipping away. But with the...

How to Live Safely in Your Own Home

Many elderly Australian’s are preferring to live independently at home for as long as possible. As we are a home care package provider in Bayswater, we absolutely understand why. But we’re also advocates for living safely too which is why we thought it would make...

Frequently Asked Questions About Supported Independent Living

As a Bayswater aged care provider, we get a number of questions asked of us on a regular basis about independent living. If you want to make sure that you get the absolute best result out of your independent living or if you want to make sure you’re receiving the...

A Guide to a Home Care Package Plan

So you’ve received confirmation of your home care package allocation? We’ve got no doubt that this will be a moment of relief for you and your loved ones. It means you are now on the road to securing the support that you require for safe and independent living in the...

What You Need to Know About Fire Safety This Winter

As the weather begins to cool down now in Melbourne, it’s typically the time we all start reaching for our electric blankets and heaters to keep warm. While it is important to stay toasty and warm during this time of year, there’s a high level of safety that needs to...

Home Care Can Lead to a Higher Quality of Life

In recent times, home care, particularly independent living, has very much become a popular choice for elderly people who don’t want to live in an aged care facility. As we are a Bayswater aged care provider that specialises in independent living care, we thought it...

Fact or Fiction? Home Care Rumours Dispelled

Home care living can truly be an amazing and rewarding experience for those receiving it as well as the peace of mind it creates for their family. However, there are so many home care package providers out there that it can create all sorts of misinformation that...

My Aged Care: Who Are They and What Do They Do?

In short, My Aged Care is the gateway to Commonwealth subsidised services and support for the elderly living in Australia. Essentially, these subsidised services and support means that the government will pay a contribution towards the care or the support that you...