Tips for choosing the right aged care for you or your loved ones

Finding the best care for your loved one can be a difficult journey – for all of the family. Anecdotal evidence suggests – and many health care professionals agree – that when compared to reside...

Why it’s important to ensure your aged care provider is accredited…

Like many industries, home care and aged care are subject to an accreditation process in order to ensure the care meets the necessary levels of service. The quality review process undertaken by the Au...

Action taken to prevent elder abuse in Australia…

The most common form of elder abuse in Australia is financial and the perpetrators are likely to be related to the victim. As a result, the Australian Law Reform Commission (ALRC) has proposed a natio...

Why laughter is the best medicine for your mental health…

It’s true that laughter really is the best medicine. There’s no doubt that a good laugh is a contagious act of happiness, which transforms mind and body into a higher level of wellbeing. But laugh...