Wellbeing

A stay in hospital does not have to mean a move into Aged Care

A stay in hospital does not have to mean a move into Aged Care. If you need some help following a stay in hospital, there are many options available to support you at home , rather than entering residential care. Transition Care programs are designed to provide support to help older people recover
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Health and Reablement

Preparing an after-hours back up plan

It’s important to have a plan in place if you become sick or injured outside of your normal GP’s surgery hours. We’ve all experienced those moments when we have injured ourselves or we are feeling
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The many health benefits of walking  

Walking is a great way to improve your health and just 30 minutes a day can help to improve your overall wellbeing. Walking doesn’t have to be strenuous, in fact, it’s a very low-impact activity that
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Nutritious and delicious muffin recipes

Nutritious can be delicious. Maintaining a healthy diet is an important part of managing your overall wellbeing, and our sweet and savoury, tasty muffin recipes are the perfect healthy treat. We’ve
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Carer Information

Helping your parents 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 for as long as possible. Juggling your own needs of working, children, social life
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Managing relationships while 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 you’re caring for someone, often the relationship
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Finding a mental health professional

Finding the right mental health professional for your needs is an important step to help you on your way to recovery, and it’s just as important as having the right doctor for your medical needs.
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Tips for Technology

Staying safe online

More than 200,000 scam reports were issued to the Australian Cybercrime Online Reporting Network amounting to losses of $340 million, in 2017. With increasing numbers of scams, it’s important to stay
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Online scams targeting older Australians

Scammers are becoming more sophisticated and often older Australians are targeted as they have more accumulated wealth than younger people. Being ‘scammed’ can leave you distressed and vulnerable as
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Facebook for seniors

Facebook is a social networking website which enables you to connect and interact with family, friends and organisations you are interested in . It is estimated 60% of Australians are active users on
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Expert Advice

All you need to know about making a Will with the Public Trustee

It is estimated that more than half of Australian adults don’t have a Will in place. Without a valid Will you can cause devastating consequences for your family, friends or other benefactors on your
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You have options to remain living independently at home

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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Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety

The provision of quality care to help make people’s lives better is central to Suncare’s operations and we welcome the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety and other initiatives that aim
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