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Marking National Carers’ Week

National Carers Week takes place next month – October 15 – 21, 2017 – and is all about recognising and celebrating the amazing positive difference that Australia’s 2.7 million unpaid carers make to our families, communities and the national economy. These carers provide 36 million hours of care and support every week to a family

September 15, 2017 by Gilian Douglass

Seniors look at changes to aged care

Oxley Home Care was featured in ‘The Manly Daily’ on Saturday February 24, 2017, discussing how seniors now have the power to choose their aged care provider in national reforms implemented on Monday February 27, 2017. As Oxley Home Care recently reported, more than 1.3 million Australians received aged care last year. Approximately 82 per

March 13, 2017 by Gilian Douglass

Finding the best home care for your family…

The decision has been made. Your elderly loved one needs some assistance from a professional aged care provider. Where do you start? What do you need to look for in an aged care provider? After you have contacted www.myagedcare.gov.au, been assessed by an Aged Care Assessment Team (ACAT) and have ascertained eligibility for a Home

March 6, 2017 by Gilian Douglass

What do mature Australians want from life?

The familiar Latin expression “Carpe Diem”, or “Seize the Day” as it translates to in English, is certainly not one just for the young. The “mid-life crisis” is a myth, rather it’s a “mid-life surge” being experienced by those aged 50 plus in Australia. They’re looking for fun, stimulating experiences as well as security and

March 2, 2017 by Gilian Douglass

What do I need, to find a career in Aged Care?

Aged care is shaping up to be a boom industry in Australia’s economy as our population ages and the demand for care services continues to grow. In fact, a career in aged care will be a long one as the needs of our ageing population threaten to outsize the number of trained workers in the

December 26, 2016 by Gilian Douglass

Why a good diet makes all the difference to ageing

It’s no secret that choosing a diet rich in nutrient dense foods such as fruits and vegetables, lean protein and avoiding overly processed foods which are high in sugar, saturated fat and salt is better for our health. And while many dietary habits are formed when we are young, it’s never too late to introduce

November 24, 2016 by Gilian Douglass

Celebrating National Carers Week 2016

National Carers Week – October 16-22, 2016 – is all about recognising and celebrating the amazing positive difference that Australia’s 2.8 million unpaid carers make to our families, communities and the national economy. Did you know that if all carers stopped performing their caring role, it would cost $60.3 billion per annum in Australia to

October 13, 2016 by Gilian Douglass