It's Okay To Need Help—Hire a Home Health Care Assistant

In Australia, more than 18% of people are distinguished as being disabled. This can range from mild and temporary to heavy and permanent. Regardless of the extent, people with disabilities are often cared for by committed and loving individuals in their lives. Mums, dads, siblings and parents alike are often the primary caregivers of those with special needs. Currently, it is estimated that over 2.5 million people are caregivers for the disabled, nationally. [Read More]

Advice on caring for someone suffering from Alzheimer's disease

Caring for someone who has Alzheimer's disease can be a very tough and time consuming task. It is easy to become frustrated with your loved one and lose patience with them. While in the early stages of the disease, they may be able to still function and live independently, but as time goes on and the disease worsens, the person will not be able to handle a lot of simple and daily tasks. [Read More]

Preparing to look after a relative with dementia

If you have a relative with dementia, you'll know how hard it can be to find a nursing home spot that it both affordable and close enough to your home that you can still regularly visit. If you are looking to prepare for a period of home care for someone with dementia, it can be useful to follow a few simple tips to make sure you are prepared. Create an easy to navigate environment [Read More]