What the Federal Budget means for older Australians

Older Australians are the cornerstone of Treasurer Scott Morrison's Federal Budget. In his budget speech on Tuesday this week, he advised that the federal government would spend $1.6 billion over four...

Oxley Home Care has entered the Northern Beaches Local Business Awards

Oxley Home Care has entered the 2018 Northern Beaches Local Business Awards. The Local Business Awards recognise business excellence among local Northern Beaches companies. We pride ourselves on servi...

What is an Aged Care Assessment?

Are you in the process of applying for a Home Care Package? Have you had your aged care assessment? Are you wondering what the Aged Care Assessment Team do and who they are?...

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 wa...

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. A Home Care Package with Oxley Home Care can help you live in the comfort and familiarity of your own hom...

Dementia and the festive season – tips for families

While the festive season is generally a very happy time to relax and reflect on the year which has past, it can often be fraught with emotion and family issues can be brought to the surface. For famil...

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

How do you estimate your likely home care fees and services? Are you eligible for a Home Care Package? What effect will your Aged Pension have on the calculations? We guide you through the process of ...

Be prepared to make a decision about aged care early on…

Being prepared is always the best way to approach situations and aged care is no different. According to Rita Merienne, founder of Aged Care with Ease (ACE), a consultancy which helps family make aged...

6,000 new Home Care Packages released in September 2017

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 i...