Care Information

Suncare Community Services proactive advice to ensure longevity

It is predicted around one quarter of adults over 65 experience at least one fall each year, with around one third requiring medical attention. Not only can falls affect you physically, but the fear
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Happy living at home? Reach out to Suncare

Reports from the recent Royal Commission investigation into Aged Care highlight that many elderly Australians would prefer to receive care in their own home, rather than moving into an aged care
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Essential advice for loved ones to live independently at home

As your parents begin to age, you want to make sure they can live independently at home with the care that they need. Juggling your own needs of working, children, social life and maintaining an
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Creating a happy harmony whilst caring for a loved one

Caring for a loved one can be a great responsibility which can have a major impact on all your relationships - both positive and negative. When caring, the relationship between you and your loved one
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Suncare Community Services - Carers allowance advice

If you are caring for someone who is aged or has a disability or serious illness, you may be eligible for a Carers Allowance. A Carers Allowance is an additional payment intended as an income
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How do I manage my mental health? Free Suncare resources

Mental health includes our emotional, psychological and social wellbeing. Good mental health is just as important as good physical health. Our mental health affects how we think, feel and act It is
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Suncare's advice to start the mental health conversation

If you have a feeling that something is just not quite right with someone you know or care about, start a conversation. Genuine care from family and friends can make a significant difference to those
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Determining your trusted mental health professional

Finding the right mental health professional for your needs is an important step on your way to recovery. While it may feel like a big step to acknowledge that you need help, connecting with support
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Suncare's advice when future planning for dementia

While everyone should plan for the future, for those who have been diagnosed with dementia planning takes on a new level of urgency. Making plans while you are legally competent and able to
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Suncare's clear advice for understanding dementia

Dementia diminishes cognitive abilities. It affects thinking, behaviour and your ability to perform everyday tasks. Your cognitive functions include your memory, language skills, ability to understand
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