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.

What Are Home Nursing Services?

Often referred to as medical management, home nursing services involve a registered nurse attending your home to provide in-home care to patients that need assistance with a variety of medical issues. In consultation with the client’s doctor, these nurses work to...

How Technology Can Help The Elderly in The Home

With technology being such a big part of our lives these days, it’s really hard to escape it in the home. However, that doesn’t necessarily mean it’s a disadvantage to an elderly person. In fact, it’s quite the opposite. These days there are so many innovative and...

The Benefits of Respite Care

Often when we hear the word home care, it will mean exactly that - care in the home. As a home care provider, it involves providing government funded home care services to those who wish to live independently in the comfort of their own home. However, let’s assume...

Finding a Reputable In-Home Carer

When the moment arrives that you realise that you or your elderly relative would prefer in-home living assistance, the first question you will almost certainly ask is - how do I find a reputable in-home carer? One thing that is clear is that you want you or your...

Activities for the Elderly in Care and at Home

The advice in this article is general advice only. We would encourage you to consult your GP or health professional for advice and information that is specific to you. If you’ve recently lost some mobility due to a recent injury or you’re simply looking for a way to...

Four Activities For The Elderly This Summer

With spring almost over for another year, it’s time to start thinking about summer and what things you can plan to do to make the most of it. We thought we’d write up an article on four activities you and your friends can do this summer. Drawing & Painting A...

What Services Do Home Care Packages Provide?

If you’re someone who is currently considering a home care package for yourself or for a family member, you might be asking yourself what home care services are included. It’s a great question and something our new clients ask our case managers quite regularly when...

What Can Home Care Package Funds Be Used For?

Another common question from those who contact us about our home care packages is what can the funds be used for. Typically, these funds are used for a variety of home care services that allow you to live independently. But we thought it would be worth creating an...

How to Apply For a Home Care Package

If you or one of your loved ones are in need of a little bit of extra support at home, it can be difficult to know where to begin. For many elderly Victorians, a home care package is typically a solution to providing this support. As a home care package provider...

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...