Today is World Autism Awareness Day. Designated in 2007 by the United Nations General Assembly, World Autism Awareness Day marks one of only four official, health-specific UN days
Right at Home COVID-19 Update   Right at Home COVID-19 Response As Australia's leading provider of quality home care, Right at Home's response to COVID-19, is to prioritise the health and wellbeing of our caregivers, clients and community. Right at Home continues to monitor and follow guidelines set by the Federal Department of Health, the World Health Organisation and local and state health agencies in the delivery of home care during...
COVID-19 is causing a world-wide shortage of facemasks and other protective clothing. In Australia the shortage is equally serious. To try meet increasing demand, the Australian Government’s Department of Industry, Science, Energy, and Resources is calling on domestic businesses capable of producing medical personal protective equipment (PPE) to come forward. At Right at Home, we feel that no community is too small to join the effort of making...
As Australia’s trusted home care provider, Right at Home shares information on how the community and carers can wash their hands properly in this COVID-19 environment. Washing Hands properly and frequently can help reduce the spread of the virus. So, to keep you informed and entertained, we’ve brought to you this lovely instruction….
As Australia’s trusted home care provider, Right at Home shares information for carers about preparing food hygienically and what type of food to serve to maximise the immunity of your loved one.
Right at Home shares well known tips to help prevent the spread of viruses but first what is the impact of Coronavirus? According to the BBC, the coronavirus (officially known as Covid-19) had infected 78,927 people in China as of 28 February, with 2,790 of them dying. The proportion dying from the disease appears to be between 1% and 2% but the figures are unreliable as many cases of the illness remain unreported. To put this into context,...
Its Teal Ribbon Day this week which is Ovarian Cancer Australia’s biggest awareness week to raise money and knowledge about Ovarian Cancer in Australia. How Does a Home Care Provider Assist a Client with Ovarian Cancer? As Australia’s trusted and respected home care provider, we support and care for clients who are recovering from surgery which is known as post-operative support or we provide care for clients going through treatment for...
As a home care provider, we see many of our clients supported and cared for by their spouses many of whom were their childhood sweethearts. Nothing is more beautiful than seeing enduring love and support for one another right through to the elderly years when care and assistance for your loved one is so vital. As home care providers we provide assistance in the home which help keep couples together in their familiar surroundings. Whether you...
As Australia’s trusted home care provider, Right at Home have experienced many situations where sudden changes to your older loved ones’ health has resulted in a need for them to downsize or having had the Right Conversations with you older loved ones, you may be helping them to downsize proactively. Read on for advice for you, your loved ones and their carers on this stressful topic …
Home Care Provider Tips for Seniors Cardiovascular Management
How do Cardiovascular Diseases affect Older Australians? As leading, experienced, home care providers, Right at Home, find that elders, especially those with cardiovascular disease, benefit from staying in the familiarity of their own homes with the help of a professional caregiver to assist in reducing some manageable risk factors. But what are the statistics of Cardiovascular Disease? According to the Australian Government Department of...
According to the National Australia Day Council (NADC), “Australia Day, 26 January, is the day to reflect on what it means to be Australian, to celebrate contemporary Australia and to acknowledge our history”.
Just when we thought all the Christmas festivities were over, we herald the arrival of Chinese New Year which is the most important festival in the Chinese calendar.  
By Beth Lueders   The ancient Greeks and Romans regularly practiced something many people are avid about today. Centuries ago, emperors to everyday citizens valued the healing remedy of steam baths and hot water pools featured in elaborate private and public baths. Today, Iceland, Japan, Canada, New Zealand and the United Kingdom boast some of the most restorative thermal pools and natural hot springs on the planet.1 A new research field...
As the New Year approaches, we often make New Year’s resolutions. These resolutions can help us to improve in our personal lives and to help us have a good year. If you are ageing or care for an elderly person, here are some resolutions you can make to improve those areas of your life.   
During these festive and joyous seasons there are many traditions celebrated. Traditions vary from around the world and these seasons are a wonderful way to connect with loved ones and be around those who matter to you. The holiday season does not include just Christmas, instead it incorporates different festive celebrations from a range of different religions including Chanukah in Judaism, Diwali in Hindu culture, Kwanza in African American...
Ageing Successfully by Beth Lueders Brush and floss your teeth. Save and invest your money wisely. Eat nutritiously. Stay active. Surround yourself with caring, positive people. The list goes on for sound advice on how to prepare for “successful ageing,” a term credited to Dr. John Wallis Rowe, M.D. and psychology and public health professor Robert Kahn, Ph.D. In their Successful Ageing book, Rowe and Kahn noted that flourishing as you age...
Social activities play an equally important role as physical activity in maintaining a healthy lifestyle. Providing this service in a home care scenario is vitality important to client mental health. As we head into the social Festive Season, social opportunities are abundant in our communities. But it isn’t always that easy for older members of our community to keep up with the action.
December 3rd is International Day of People with Disability. It is a United Nations sanctioned day that is celebrated internationally. It aims to increase public awareness, understanding and acceptance of people with disability and celebrate their achievements and contributions.
Australia is known for its high summer temperatures and this season looks to be no exception. Seniors are particularly vulnerable in the heat and should be monitored closely.
This 11 November 2019 will mark the 101st anniversary of the Armistice. In Australia, the Remembrance Day National Ceremony includes a formal wreath laying at the Australian War Memorial
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