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Right at Home, Australia’s trusted homecare provider, celebrates Ekka. We lament the loss of Queensland’s annual royal show this year due to COVID-19 and with August’s 'Ekka Winds' upon us, we are reminded of the gusty wind-blown festivities in Queensland’s capital.

 EKKA 2020 Blog

Colloquially and fondly known as the Ekka, The Royal Queensland Show has been running since 1876 and is the state’s largest and one of its most loved events. 

To ensure that the spirit of the Ekka stays alive in 2020, the RACQ its major sponsor, is throwing a 10-day Ekka Online celebration. You can tune in from anywhere in Australia from 7 to 16 August.

With parts of the country in severe lockdown once more, what better way to feel connected than to tune in to such an important Australian tradition. 

There are some fantastic gardening, indoor planting, cute farm animal and baking videos just to name a few. To get started, visit ekkaonline.

Don’t forget to also order your strawberry sundae. Ekka's iconic Strawberry Sundaes are a family favourite and have been enjoyed by millions of Ekka guests since the 1950s, with more than 180,000 devoured at the show last year. For over 30 years, all proceeds from the Sundaes have gone to support the Prince Charles Hospital Foundation and The Common Good. This year proceeds will be helping to fund medical research into Coronavirus and the development of treatments for vulnerable patients amongst other important causes.  

From all of us here at Right at Home. 

Happy festivities!

Note: With Melbourne now in lock-down again, it is as important as ever to be vigilant.

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

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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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