Home Care Packages

Buying gifts for elderly relatives or loved ones…

Buying Christmas gifts for family members can sometimes be difficult, and finding presents for elderly relatives can be an even harder task. There is probably nothing they need and very little they want. So, what do you give someone who has almost everything, and their house is already full of family photos, albums, personalised mugs,

December 21, 2017 by Gilian Douglass
Home Care Package Assessment, Oxley Home Care

How to apply for a Home Care Package…

Being able to stay at home as we age is one of the most important things for most Australians. The Federal Government offers assistance in the way of a Home Care Package for elderly people who may need help in their day-to-day lives, whether it be domestic support around the home or higher-level personal care

December 20, 2017 by Gilian Douglass

How can I estimate my fees for a Home Care Package?

It is difficult to give a “one size fits all” answer when it comes to estimating home care fees and services, as it can depend on an individual’s circumstances, the level of care required and financial circumstances. For Australian seniors who are eligible for a home care package, there are many resources available and the

November 20, 2017 by Gilian Douglass

6,000 new Home Care Packages released in September 2017

By 2050, more than five million people will need access to aged care. And, according to the Productivity Commission, Australia will need almost one million aged care staff to care for all these people by that time. “Just to house Australia’s elderly the aged care industry will need to spend $33 billion in the next

October 5, 2017 by Gilian Douglass

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

Maggie Beer to launch recipe book to help Australia’s elderly with Alzheimer’s Disease

 Well-loved Australian cook, Maggie Beer and Professor Ralph Martins, a leading Alzheimer’s Disease Researcher, have teamed up to help Australia’s elderly fight a debilitating disease – Alzheimer’s Disease. Using the latest scientific research, Maggie Beer has created more than 200 recipes in Maggie’s Recipe for Life, to help provide nutrient-dense recipes to assist in fulfilling elderly people’s need

August 28, 2017 by Gilian Douglass

Great Father’s Day Gift Ideas

When we think of Father’s Day, we often think of home-made cards, ties, shirts, handkerchiefs and slippers. But, when it comes to an older father, a Father’s Day gift requires more serious thought and consideration given to his eyesight, mobility, hearing and interests. Hire a handy-person to do some heavy duty jobs around your father’s

August 25, 2017 by Gilian Douglass

How does Oxley Home Care compare to other Home Care providers?

Finding the best aged care for your loved one can be a difficult journey – for all of the family. So, how do you choose the right Home Care Provider? Compare a selection of Home Care Providers. Check the ability of the Aged Care Provider to provide additional services, such as nursing and allied health.

August 11, 2017 by Gilian Douglass