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Right at Home, Australia’s premium home care and assistance provider reminds you it's Thyroid Awareness Month.

Run by the Australian Thyroid Foundation, currently celebrating its 25th year, Thyroid Awareness Month is a national campaign calling on all Australians to be more aware of their thyroid health.

The foundation reports that one million Australians have an undiagnosed thyroid disorder. Thyroid disorders can be caused by iodine deficiency, autoimmune disease, viral and bacterial inflammation causing thyroiditis (subacute thyroiditis), familial disorders, nodules that have formed on the Thyroid Gland, and benign and malignant tumours on the Thyroid Gland.

The risk of an underactive thyroid increases with age, which is why it is important to stay on top of your thyroid health later in life. As it relates to COVID-19, the foundation said that there is no evidence that patients with thyroid issues have more to worry about than the rest of the population. 

For more information on thyroid-related disorders, visit the Australian Thyroid Foundation website

From all of us at Right at Home, wishing you good health. 

Keep up to date with COVID 19 information on the following links:

Australian Government Department of Health

Victorian Health and Human Services

NSW Health

Queensland Health

ACT Health

WA Department of Health

Tasmanian Department of Health

Northern Territory Department of Health

SA Health 

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As a home care provider, Right at Home Australia provides support and homecare and assistance for the elderly and for people suffering from illness such as Thyroid disease and others, so they can remain at home together with their loved ones through recovery or maintain an independent life if living with a disability. Our care services fall into several categories of home care for seniors, adults living with a disability and post-operative care including services for those with special care situations caused by complex medical conditions. Right at Home is a 'My Aged Care' government-approved, home care provider for levels 1 – 4 and have a comprehensive portfolio of care services that ensure your loved ones get the care they need. Right at Home also provides care through the NDIS disability scheme. If you or someone you love needs care due to changed conditions because of Coronavirus, we have the capacity so give us a call. Our number one priority is the safety of our staff and clients, and we follow strict hygiene and safety protocols. 

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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 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: Sydney Lower North Shore; Sydney Eastern Suburbs; Sydney Northern Beaches; Sydney North West; Sydney The Hills; Padstow St George; Macarthur Penrith; Newcastle; Hunter & Port StephensSouthern NSW; Toowoomba- Darling Downs; Sunshine Coast; Mackay; Central Queensland; Townsville; Far North QueenslandGold Coast South; Gold Coast North; Northern Rivers; Brisbane Bayside; Brisbane South; Brisbane West; Perth Midland; Perth Northern Suburbs; Kalgoorlie Wheatbelt;

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