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RedFEB & Heart Research Month

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Heart disease is still Australia’s leading cause of death and affects families and communities around the country. REDFEB is dedicated to raising awareness for heart health and much-needed funds for research. 

Learning that you have a heart condition is a major life event. It can have a significant effect on you socially, physically, and emotionally. Understanding the impact and learning about your condition and its treatment are important steps in managing the impact – on you, and on your family and friends. 

After Surgery 

Post-operative care and hospital-in-the-home care are two of Right at Home’s specialty care services. We call these collectively “care transitions”. Many of the people in our care are trying to make a simple, safe, and smooth transition from hospital to home. 

Our care model includes services necessary to help patients transition safely out of a facility and provide nursing services at home where required. . When you are discharged from the hospital, the effects of your condition aren't necessarily gone when you return home – often making it difficult to adjust to daily life. Most readmissions are preventable with a little extra attention and care. That's exactly what Right at Home's RightTransitions™ program offers. 

Right at Home can provide services that allow you to get back on your feet and back to your life, including: 

  • Communication with family and healthcare providers 
  • Regular visits 
  • Medication reminders 
  • Transportation to doctor appointments 
  • Domestic Assistance - Meal preparation and Housework 
  • Nursing Services - Wound Care, Medication Management, IV, Catheter Care, Continence Care
  • Palliative Support
  • Chronic Disease Management
  • Personal Care - Bathing, Hygiene, Toileting, Grooming & Dressing, Assistance with Ambulation & Transfers
  • Overnight Services

Support for Partners, Family & Friends 

Support for you and your loved one is equally important during something as important as heart surgery. Caring for your parent, sibling, spouse or loved one after a hospital stay is no small feat. Right at Home’s respite care services offer relief, allowing family caregivers to grab coffee with a friend, catch a movie, or even take a much-needed nap. All the while, they can rest assured that their loved one is being cared for in the best of hands, allowing their mind, body, and soul an essential holiday – even if you only need us a few hours each week. 


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 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. 

Right at Home Offices in Australia: ACT & Queanbeyan; ACT Canberra; Adelaide Central; Brisbane Bayside; Brisbane North; Brisbane South; Brisbane West; Central Queensland & Wide Bay; Central West New South Wales; Darling Downs; Far North Queensland; Gold Coast North; Gold Coast South; Gosford; Greater Logan; Hunter & Port Stephens; Ipswich Lockyer Valley; Kalgoorlie Wheatbelt; Macarthur Penrith; Mackay; Melbourne Brighton: Melbourne Glen Waverley; Melbourne North; Moreton Bay Region; Newcastle; Noosa, Gympie & Hinterland; Northern Rivers; Padstow St George; Perth Midland; Perth Northern Suburbs; Perth South Eastern Suburbs; Perth West Coast; Southern NSW; Southwest Victoria; Sunshine Coast; Sydney Central & Eastern Suburbs; Sydney Five Dock; Sydney Inner West; Sydney Liverpool; Sydney Lower North Shore; Sydney Northern Beaches; Sydney Norwest; Sydney Parramatta; Sydney Ryde; Sydney Sutherland Shire; Sydney The Hills; Sydney Upper North Shore; Townsville; 

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