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Following National Diabetes Week - Information on Diabetes Care at Home

| Chronic Disease

In what was year three of the ‘Heads Up on Diabetes’ campaign for National Diabetes Week earlier this month, Diabetes Australia once again called on Australians to rethink what they know about and how they perceive diabetes.

According to Diabetes Australia, almost 700,000 people living with diabetes experience a mental or emotional health challenge every year. What’s more, many people living with diabetes experience blame and shame due to misinformation and common misconceptions about diabetes.

This year’s goal was to:

  • Reduce the burden with more compassion
  • Reduce the blame with more understanding
  • Reduce the barriers and help people get support
  • Rethink diabetes

Diabetes is a common, complex disease that can occur due to a number of circumstances and variables. The key to conquering any disease is to remove stigma and invest in research and care, so that all patients with the disease can lead happy, independent lives. 

This is where Right at Home comes in. For many older diabetes sufferers or those living with complications caused by the disease, help and support is needed to live rewarding and fulfilling lives. At Right at Home our mission is to improve the quality of life for those we serve. We do this with a a personalised approach to design a care and support plan around the client's needs and goals. Our care planning process and supervised and reviewed care and support services means that your needs are regularly assessed and the care plan updated as required. We provide high quality care including nursing services and wound and medication management. Right at Home focuses on the individual and their specific needs as opposed to a blanket approach where care is reduced to a list of tasks. At Right at Home, our clients, their families, and our caregivers are at the centre of everything we do. 

In good health.


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Founded in 1995, Right at Home offers in-home companionship and personal care, and assistance to seniors (elderly and aged care), and any adult who needs our care at home including adults living with a disability who want to continue to live independently or age in their home. Right at Home is your local expert for issues related to caring for your loved ones and is dedicated to keeping you informed about home care. With no admin or subscription fees Right at Home allows you to get more care from your package or budget. 

Right at Home is a 'My Aged Care' government approved, home care provider for levels 1 – 4 and offers flexible in-home care services such as nursing care, after hospital care, post-operative care, respite care, dementia and Alzheimer's care. Right at Home also offers assistance with daily living and personal care such as grooming, hygiene, transport, shopping, meal prep, domestic services and social support, so your loved one can enjoy a more independent, vibrant life. Our nurses and caregivers are screened, highly trained, and insured prior to entering your home so you can trust us with the caregiving while you focus on your loved one. 

To find out more, please give us a call on 1300 363 802 or visit our website. 

Right at Home Offices in Australia: Brisbane Bayside; Brisbane North; Brisbane South; Brisbane West; Central Queensland & Wide Bay; Darling Downs; Far North Queensland; Gold Coast North; Gold Coast South; Greater Logan; Mackay; Moreton Bay Region; Noosa, Gympie & Hinterland; Sunshine Coast; Townsville; Central West New South Wales; Gosford; Hunter & Port Stephens; Macarthur Penrith; Newcastle; Northern Rivers; Padstow St George; Southern NSW; Sydney Central & Eastern Suburbs; Sydney Inner West; Sydney Liverpool; Sydney Lower North Shore; Sydney Norwest; Sydney Northern Beaches; Sydney Parramatta; Sydney Ryde; Sydney The Hills; Sydney Upper North Shore; Kalgoorlie Wheatbelt; Perth Como; Perth Midland; Perth Northern Suburbs; Perth West Coast; Southwest Victoria 

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