The Presbyterian Church and Presbyterian Aged Care are very proud to announce the completion of their world-class seniors and elders community in Sydney’s eastern suburbs. The Terraces at Paddington (named for its historic terraced gardens which have been conserved to pay homage to the site’s history) combines retirement living, home care, and a residential aged […]
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Seniors could be eligible for up to $50,286 p.a. for help in their home
From The Pulse magazine, Mar-Apr 2019 (full issue available by clicking here): An extra 10,000 seniors will be given funding to help pay for assistance they may need in their home this year. Presbyterian Aged Care says the government funding, called “Home Care Packages”, will be released in the first part of 2019. With the […]
When is it time to help a senior?
If you are, or you know a senior, do you know at what point outside help is needed in order for you (or them) to stay in their own homes, healthy, viable, and happy? Even small problems in old age can escalate quickly and catch everyone off guard, so prevention is unquestionably the best path. […]
Quality in Aged Care Part 2: How PAC is delivering what people want
The following is a continuance of my previous blog: Quality in Aged Care Part 1: What do people actually want? Here we found with the assistance of research that people measure the quality of their care more by the relationships they experience with carers, rather than many peoples’ assumptions of clinical care being the most […]
Quality in Aged Care Part 1: What do people actually want?
There’s been much debate in recent times about quality, or at times the lack of it, in Australia’s aged care system. I want to state upfront that the egregious examples of elder abuse and neglect highlighted recently in the media are outrageous and indefensible. I’ve spent much of my professional life working on the issue […]