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.

Five Healthy Eating Tips For The Elderly

Please note that the information featured in this blog is to be treated as exactly that and not professional nutritional advice. For everything else, please consult your local nutritionist. As we become older, it’s common for our appetite to decrease, as well as our...

TTHA Community Notice – February 16th, 2021

It is more important than ever that COVID-19 vaccines are deployed across the broader community with Melbourne presently experiencing the leakage of the UK strain of COVID-19 from the Holiday Inn quarantine hotel. We are told this strain is quicker and easier to...

Ten Phone Apps for the Elderly

There are so many fantastic apps available for Android and Apple smartphones to keep the elderly connected.  Literally, there are millions of mobile apps available that are both free and paid including social media, music, recipes, movies, shopping, games and much...

Arthritis in the Elderly

Please note that the information featured in this blog is to be treated as exactly that and not medical advice. For everything else, please consult your doctor or local GP. Arthritis in the elderly is painful, uncomfortable, and can be debilitating.  It comes with a...

How To Stay Active In Your 60s and 70s

How you approach physical activity in your sixties and seventies can certainly increase your quality of life in the future. In a perfect world, you want to remain mobile as much as possible, independent, and active for as long as you can allowing you to do all the...

Three Benefits of Independent Living

When you transition to any new stage of your life, it will always come with its own unique set of circumstances and a list of tasks and considerations associated with that transition. A transition into using home help through a home care service provider takes careful...

Four Ways To Stay Active & Healthy When Retired

Staying connected and active may prove to be challenging once you enter the twilight of your years. Living a healthier, longer, more active lifestyle, will more often than not include doing easy tasks that become part of your everyday routine. So, below we’ve included...

Falls ARE Not a Normal Part of Ageing

When I began my training in Geriatric Medicine more than 30 years ago in the United Kingdom, I was astonished 20% (1 in 5) patients were admitted to our acute inpatient service as a result of falls. No adult patient I had ever cared for in Australia presented with...

The Importance of Exercise!

For anyone wishing to keep living independently in their own home, the most important thing the person needs to do is, to remain as physically active as possible. Regular exercise in whatever form you enjoy, be it walking, swimming, cycling, or anything else, should...

Quality Behind The Scenes

Aren’t the Covid 19 results for Victoria stunning at present? And we at Accent Home Care are working every day, to ensure we keep all consumers, staff, and community as safe as is possible. My job is to facilitate improvements across TTHA business units including...