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Frequently Asked Questions About Supported Independent Living

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

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

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

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

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?

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...

3 Benefits of Occupational Therapy for the Elderly

3 Benefits of Occupational Therapy for the Elderly

One of the many health professionals available to the elderly through home care package providers, an occupational therapist bases their practice on the link between health and human activity. Primarily, they exist to maintain, restore, and enable social activities...

Oral Health in the Elderly

Oral Health in the Elderly

This particular blog article is exactly that and should be treated as such. If you are suffering from any oral health issues we would encourage you to visit your local dentist for a professional opinion.  Oral health is a fairly good indicator of overall health &...

TTHA Community Notice – March 19th, 2021

TTHA Community Notice – March 19th, 2021

As the Australian Government begins to implement the recommendations of ‘The Final Report of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety,’ you will start to see changes in how your Home Care Package is provided. There have already been some changes from...

How a Home Care Package Works

How a Home Care Package Works

The older you get, you might find that you need that little bit of extra support to continue living independently at home. For example, perhaps you are finding everyday tasks such as housework and going to the shops are becoming difficult to do on your own. One option...