Sunday 3 December was International Day of People with Disabilities, marking the World Health Organization’s annual call to action to achieve the sustainable development goals (SDGs) for, with, and by persons with disabilities.
Did you know that Australia has led the way in cervical cancer prevention globally? In fact, we are close to becoming the first country in the world where cervical cancer could be eliminated.
November is Lung Cancer Awareness Month. According to Lung Foundation Australia, lung cancer is Australia’s number one cancer killer with one in three people impacted by lung disease or lung cancer.
One person called it “a crushing weight”. Others call it “exhausting, overwhelming, and complicated”. These are just some of the words used to describe the caregiving challenges of the sandwich generation.
Meet Right at Home Caregiver of the Year Taylor Wintle. A huge congratulations to Taylor of Right at Home Greater Logan for her fantastic achievements this year. Read on to learn what motivates Taylor and why caregiving is so important to her.
Ageing is a natural part of life, a voyage everyone is on. Like any other journey, it requires preparation, guidance, and support. Yet too many people delay or avoid planning altogether. Ageing can be an adventure, but it does not have to be like swashbuckling through a mysterious jungle. Here are some tips that can help you navigate your senior years with confidence and grace and a little home care.
It’s National Carers Week! Run from 15 to 21 October, National Carers Week is a time to recognise, celebrate, and raise awareness about the roughly 2.65 million Australians who provide care and support to a family member or friend.
September is really Steptember for Right at Home Australia and the month we recognise those working tirelessly to research, treat, service, and assist those living with cerebral palsy (CP). We would like to take this opportunity to introduce our brand ambassador Lucas Protopapas, who lives with CP. We thank Lucas for his commitment to our mission to improve the quality of life for those we serve and for taking the time to sit for an interview.
The theme for this year's Women's Health Week is ‘Grow Your Knowledge’ in support of women making informed decisions about their health with information they can understand.
Community involvement as a retiree is not just important, it is vital for both continued socialisation and cognitive function. Right at Home, Australia's premier, quality home care provider, has tips for the elderly.
As a home care provider, Right at Home’s mission is 'to improve the quality of life for those we serveTM'. Right at Home could not do this without the tireless efforts of the incredible Right at Home caregivers and staff across Australia.
Daffodil Day is Cancer Council’s flagship campaign to raise awareness and funds for cancer research. On 31 August each year, millions of Australians band together to buy daffodils and/or donate online. Last year, Daffodil Day raised ~$2.5 million!
Ageism is a widespread problem and shows up in many ways across cultures and societies. This month we look at the most common forms of ageism in everyday life and explain the many effects of internalised ageism.
World Hepatitis Day is celebrated on 28 July. In Australia, World Hepatitis Day is coordinated by the national peak body Hepatitis Australia, to raise awareness and promote action on viral hepatitis.
National Pain Week is an annual awareness campaign coordinated by Chronic Pain Australia to draw attention to the plight of people suffering from chronic pain with the strategic intent to ensure that all Australians living with it receive the ‘Triple AAA’ standards of care – Awareness, Accessibility and Affordability.