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Aged Care Costs in Australia | Heritage Care

Various figures are quoted throughout this article. For the most up to date schedule of fees and charges, please visit the link to Services Australia at the bottom of this page. One of the most common questions we are asked when considering...

Residential Aged Care in Australia | Heritage Care

Table of Contents: What is Residential Care?What is Included in Residential Care?Why is Residential Aged Care Important?The Cost of Aged CareWhat is Duty of Care in Aged CareWhat is Care Plan in Aged CareWhat is Dignity of Risk in Aged CareHow Many...

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Melbourne to benefit from new residential home Victorian aged care provider Heritage Care recently celebrated the commencement of construction on a new residential facility at a special breaking ground ceremony attended by staff, developers, local...

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Managing The Effects Of Aged Care On Families

When the elderly enter an aged care home, it is not just those individuals who are impacted. This change in lifestyle also affects family members and it is therefore important to understand how to manage the effects of aged care on the family as a group. The impact of...

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Creative Ways To Retain Independence

There was an interesting report on Channel ten’s “The Project” recently. The report showed aged care residents with Alzheimer’s regaining cognitive awareness when introduced to children. It is a very creative way in which a level of independence is restored to the...

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The Top 6 Activities That Help in Preventing Dementia

Dementia often affects older citizens in our community, after age 60 it becomes increasingly common and 30% of people aged over 85 struggle with the disease. Simply put, dementia is the decline in mental ability severe enough to affect or interfere with an...

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