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National Palliative Care Week 2024

| Ageing

National Palliative Care Week (NPCW) is here. From Sunday, 19 May 2024 to Saturday, 25 May 2024, Australians are invited to bring the same openness and curiosity we have for life to how we approach end-of-life and explore the thoughts and conversations that go with it. 

International Nurses Day 2024

Nursing and nurses are synonymous with the work we do here at Right at Home. This International Nurses Day, we would like to take a moment to thank every one of our nursing staff across the Right at Home network. Every day, Right at Home nursing staff support hundreds of Right at Home clients nationwide to provide the right care, right at home™.  

What to Look for in a Home Care Packages Provider

| Government

Let it be known that not all Home Care Package (HCP) providers are created equal. If you decide you would like to remain at home in your later years, finding the right HCP provider is important.  

The Australian Government Home Care Packages Program Explained

| Government

As Australia's premier home care provider, we would like to share some valuable information regarding the Australian Government's Home Care Packages (HCP) Program to help you better access the RightCare, Right at Home™ with government funded home care services.

World Immunisation Week with Right at Home

| News

World Immunisation Week, celebrated in the last week of April, aims to highlight the collective action needed to protect people from vaccine-preventable diseases. 

Parkinson's Awareness Month with Right at Home

April is Parkinson’s Awareness Month. Suitably, last week we published an article on home safety for seniors with Parkinson’s Disease and related conditions. But what is Parkinson’s and how do we identify and treat it.  

Home Safety for Seniors with Parkinson’s Disease & Related Conditions

Home should always be a place where we feel safe and comfortable. However, a diagnosis of Parkinson’s Disease or related condition can change what was once a sanctuary into something challenging and even risky.

Right at Home Celebrates International Women's Day

| News

International Women's Day was held on 8 March with the theme "Invest in Women: Accelerate Progress". Right at Home celebrated this day across the country with various local events held at Right at Home offices. 

8 Prevention & Care Tips for Osteoarthritis from Right at Home Home Care and Support

| Ageing

As Australia's leading quality home care provider, we are keeping you informed about Osteoarthritis. It is unfortunate but true that as most people get older, their likelihood of getting arthritis – a condition that causes pain and inflammation in the joints – increases.

Hearing Awareness Month with Right at Home

| Medical

Right at Home, Australia's quality in home care provider and an approved provider of Home Care Packages for support at home, is keeping you informed about hearing as you or your loved ones grow older. 

The World's Greatest Shave March 2024

| News

Right at Home, one of Australia's approved providers of quality home care supports the World’s Greatest Shave, which is back again! In March every year, thousands of Australians choose to shave, cut, or colour, their hair in support of people facing blood cancer. 

RedFEB & Heart Research Month

| News

Heart disease is still Australia’s leading cause of death and affects families and communities around the country. REDFEB is dedicated to raising awareness for heart health and much-needed funds for research. 

February is Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month

| News

Join Right at Home this month in recognition of Ovarian Cancer Awareness Month. Did you know that every year in Australia around 1,815 women are diagnosed with ovarian cancer. In most cases the cancer will be diagnosed at an advanced stage, where it is very difficult to treat. 

The Unseen Challenges of Caregiving

| Carer Support

Being a caregiver is a role that millions undertake out of love, dedication, and necessity. It is a role that might be invisible to people not directly involved, with many more challenges a layperson may not realise.

Tinnitus Awareness Week with Right at Home Australia

| Chronic Disease

According to a study published in The Medical Journal of Australia, the prevalence of tinnitus in the Australian workforce is high, particularly in certain occupations. Workplace practices and conditions that increase the risk of tinnitus should be examined, and targeted workplace prevention strategies developed. 

How to Start Your Own Home Care Business with Right at Home

| Franchise Opportunities

More than 4.8 million people aged 65+ live in Australia. The demand for aged care services is slated to continue to grow over the next 20 years. Since most older Australians want to age in place, in their own homes, home care is the perfect business opportunity for you to investigate with an established network such as Right at Home.

Well Done Right at Home Perth Northern Suburbs & Perth West Coast

| News

We are delighted to share the wonderful letter below from RSPCA WA to Right at Home Perth Northern Suburbs & Perth West Coast for their Christmas fundraising efforts.

Seniors Should Forget the New Year Diets and Embrace Healthy Eating Instead

| News

As the new year begins many of us may reflect on our lifestyles and set goals to become healthier and happier. At Right at Home, the most common ‘resolution’ we see is to eat better and possibly lose a few kilograms – a commendable goal that can improve overall well-being and reduce the risk for certain age-related health conditions. However, the challenge often lies not in setting these goals but in following through with them throughout the year and beyond.

Holiday Help & Support with Right at Home

| News

Rest and relief are here! Caring for your parent, sibling, spouse, or other loved one is no small feat, especially over the holidays. You know this, and so do we.

10 RightConversations for Family Caregiving Preparedness

| Planning for Senior Care

Family caregiving can present enormous challenges for individuals caring for elderly relatives. RightConversations™ is Right at Home’s foremost guide for families offering realistic tips and ideas for effective communication about family caregiving. Being a family caregiver is honourable and one of the most meaningful periods in your life. Effective communication can greatly enhance this experience.  

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