Enduring Power of Attorney; Enduring Guardianship or Executor of Estate- What’s the difference? Aged Care Representation: If you’re anything like me: the words: Enduring Power of Attorney; Enduring Guardianship or Executor of Estate cause a glazed expression to take over your face… Not having a legal background, I find the words confronting and feel nervous […]
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This Festive Season: Don’t be shocked to realise how your favourite Older Person has aged With the impact of Covid-19, it is quite possible you haven’t been in the vicinity of your Parents/Aunts/Uncles or possibly even your Grandparents for more than TWO YEARS ! If you have the privilege of finally wrapping them in a […]
What does the acronym OPAN mean… and why you should know about it…. OPAN stands for Australia’s OLDER PERSONS ADVOCACY NETWORK and is a free service offered to everyone in Australia, to support, protect, advocate for and empower ageing Australians.OPAN is made up of nine state and territory based service delivery organisations.These organisations work closely […]
In today’s Did you know..? session, we’ll cover what your Home Care Package can – and cannot – be used for… Your Home Care Package funds should be used to purchase Care and Services that meet your Care Needs, as assessed and established by the ACAT (Aged Care Assessment Team) Generally speaking, the three […]
In today’s ‘Did you know..?’ session, we explore the 80,000 new Home Care Packages being released over the next two financial years. If, like me, you find the news surrounding the Budget to be overwhelming (not to mention boring); you can be forgiven for missing an exciting announcement: 80,000 additional Home Care Packages will be […]