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Holiday Gift Ideas for Elderly Loved Ones from Right at Home Australia 

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It’s the holiday season and all of us here at Right at Home Australia would like to say happy holidays! 

While gift giving is central to many families’ festivities, and who doesn’t look forward to finding out what’s under the tree, companionship and socialisation play an equally important part.   

The 2020 and 2021 holiday seasons are different to what we’ve ever experienced before. Families are separated by border closures and lockdowns, and vaccine hesitation has meant some of us are limited in our ability to travel.  

The holidays are a perfect time to involve the elderly and those living with special care needs and disabilities in activities – no matter how small. Everyone, no matter their age or ability, needs a little socialisation and a lot of care. If you know someone who may need some extra attention this season, give them the gift of company.  

Australia’s major cities have all got something planned for the holiday season. Check out what’s going on near you and consider whether you can lend a helping hand to someone who lives alone, far away from their family, or who may not be able to get around easily due to a disability.  

Find out what's going on in:

 

 

 

 

 

 

Here are some other gift ideas we've come up with this season:

 

Self care pamper packs or vouchers to a spa (great way to focus on self care)

  • Christmas or holiday themed cross stitch (great activity to keep the ones you love active)

  • Tablet device (helps you and your loved ones remain connected after the Holidays)

     

  • Puzzles (puzzles are a great activity for mental stimulation and keeping loved ones entertained)
  • Movie vouchers (great option to provide further socialisation for your loved ones)

    If you need help with providing socialisation and companion care for your loved one these holidays, we are here to help. Contact us about our companion care services today.  

Happy Holidays! 


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

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 caredementia 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 Upper North ShoreSydney Central and Eastern SuburbsSydney Northern BeachesSydney North WestSydney The HillsPadstow St GeorgeMacarthur PenrithNewcastle; Hunter & Port StephensSouthern NSWToowoomba- Darling DownsSunshine Coast and Gympie; MackayCentral QueenslandTownsville; Far North QueenslandGold Coast SouthGold Coast NorthNorthern RiversBrisbane BaysideBrisbane SouthBrisbane NorthBrisbane WestPerth MidlandPerth Northern Suburbs; Perth West CoastKalgoorlie WheatbeltMoreton Bay RegionSydney Inner WestSydney RydeGreater Logan

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