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Aged care Sydney – Moving in Checklist

Posted by on Jul 11, 2019 in Aged care nursing homes | 0 comments

Moving into an Aged care Sydney facility can be stressful if things are not planned well. However with a moving in checklist one can ensure that their move is easy and hassle free. The Department of Health has released a comprehensive guide which is designed for seniors to help them guide through the process of accessing care in Aged care Sydney. Once you have moved into an aged care Sydney facility, you should inform your family and friends, carers and neighbours if not done already. You also need to keep your doctor, pharmacist, community nurse in loop and ensure you have the medical...

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High care Sydney – Choosing the Best Medical Care

Posted by on Jul 4, 2019 in agecare, Aged care nursing homes, residential aged care | 0 comments

High care Sydney as the name suggests offers high level care for elders who require more assistance with daily living activities. High care is usually provided for ACAT assessed seniors who require complete assistance with feeding, dressing, cleaning and mobility. There are three levels of care offered viz. High care, low care and respite care. Choosing the best facility as per your budget, requirements and facilities provided may be a daunting task but you can go through the below questionnaire which will help you in making an informed decision. The facility you choose must have qualified...

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Low Care – Accommodation and Personal Care

Posted by on Jun 26, 2019 in Aged care nursing homes | 0 comments

Low care homes or, hostels encompasses establishments which offer group accommodation to seniors with communal facilities like personal care. The personal care is generally any help with daily living activities like dressing, showering etc. along with occasional nursing care. From 1 July 2004, the distinction between low and high care facilities no longer applies. All residential care recipients now have access to the type of aged care services which meets their needs. Low care services generally includes assistance with Personal care, Medication administration, Nursing care as required,...

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