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Childhood Cancer Awareness Month was first declared by former United States President Barack Obama in 2010. Since then, cancer organisations around the world have used the month of September to put the spotlight on children's cancer and highlight the need for improved diagnosis, treatment and outcomes.

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In September 2020, charities around the globe honour Childhood Cancer Awareness Month by raising awareness and critical funds for childhood cancer. The Gold Ribbon is the international awareness symbol of childhood cancer. In the US, these groups include the American Childhood Cancer Organisation and the American Children’s Cancer Foundation, while here in Australia participants include the Children’s Cancer Foundation and the Childhood Cancer Association. Sadly, seventy per cent of Australians are unaware that more children die from cancer than any other disease in this country.

The objective of Childhood Cancer Awareness Month or The Kids Cancer Project in Australia is to raise awareness of the types of cancers that primarily affect children, as well as to help raise funds for research and family support.

If you would like to learn more, visit the Kids Cancer Project for advocate information and resources.

From all of us here at Right at Home.

In good health.

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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 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.

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