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Prostate Cancer Awareness Month 2021 with Right at Home

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It was prostate cancer awareness month this September, and with it, the Long Run campaign.

The Long Run is an awareness and fundraising event for the Prostate Cancer Foundation of Australia, supporting all men and families impacted by prostate cancer. For those who signed up, they were required to run, walk, or wheel themselves 72 kilometres during September. Check out the Leader Board to see who has been making an impact this month! 

The fact is, more men die of prostate cancer than women do of breast cancer, and it is more prevalent in older men.  

Prostate cancer is preventable with early detection and monitoring, so it is important to get checked. If detected and treated, home care and assistance may be required for recovering patients.  

What’s more, this cancer type can cause continence issues, and so in-home care can become an important service to ease the burden on family members, and to ensure the comfort and dignity of the patient. At Right at Home, some of our offices have continence care expertise, while others can call in experts to help with any new client need. 

Contact us today to find out more about our home care services. 

In 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 

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 NorwestSydney 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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