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World Mental Health Day at Right at Home

| Health & Wellness

Good mental health is important to people of all ages, and that includes you! 

According to Mental Health Australia, good mental health is when we can cope with the stressors of our daily lives, participate in loving relationships, contribute to our community, and work towards our goals. 

The Australian Institute of Health and Welfare (AIHW) states that poor mental health may be defined in different ways but commonly includes mental illnesses such as anxiety disorders, affective disorders (such as depression), psychotic disorders, and substance use disorders.  

According to the AIHW’s latest web report, people living in residential aged care comprise a subgroup at higher risk of poor mental health. At 30 June 2019, of those people living in permanent residential aged care, the majority (87%) were diagnosed with at least one mental health or behavioural condition and 49% had a diagnosis of depression. 

This is just one reason in-home care can help our ageing population.  

Home is the place many of us feel most comfortable, most relaxed. Home is full of familiar sights, smells, and sounds. Home is where many of us would like to stay well into the latter years of our lives. For many older Australians, the thought of moving into residential aged care or an assisted living facility is traumatic. At Right at Home, we understand these stresses, and we are here to help. 

Right at Home provides nationwide aged care services to older Australians. We also support individuals and their families dealing with a range of conditions including Parkinson's, Dementia and Alzheimer's. Our select, highly trained care staff are equipped to provide some of the best in-home aged care services in the country. Right at Home offers companionship, personal, and skilled nursing care. In many cases, our clients require assistance with activities of daily living (ADLs), which is the term used to describe daily self-care activities within the home. 

Planning home care for a loved one can be emotional and may bring on unwanted stresses. There are smorgasbords of home care companies offering multiple services, but which one is best for you and your loved one? We believe that it’s important to start looking early, do your research, and make those enquiries. 

Contact the Right at Home team today! 

Right at Home offers a range of home care services to suit everyone, and no matter what your requirements are, we always do our best to see that they are fulfilled. We have plenty of information right here on our website but please, don’t hesitate to give us a call. If you would like more information about the aged care home support services we provide, get in touch with us today. Neither you nor your family is alone. Right at Home provides home care packages and support services including disability and elderly care. We are an approved My Aged Care, Home Care Provider providing care funded from under home care packages from levels 1 - 4 so that there is continuity as your needs change. We provide personal care, social support and community connection otherwise known as companion care, domestic assistance, transport, shopping, meal preparation, nursing services and more. We also provide care to private pay clients who do not have government funding or who wish to top up their level of care from government funding. Right at Home also provide post hospital care also known as transitional care, to assist clients recovering from knee and hip surgery or other conditions. We provide care under insurance and post hospital programs too. We offer free in-home consultations to discuss your care needs and design personalised home care and assistance around you.


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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 

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 package management 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. 

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