An Overview of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) is designed to assist people whose everyday lives are significantly affected by disabilities. It is devised to give people with disability control over the support that they need with the aim to living a better life. This ultimately means that they will be able to choose who provides the [...]

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How to Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible

When someone in your home uses a wheelchair, it is important that their living environment is adapted to these specific needs to make their home easily accessible and comfortable. Here are some tips from our highly trained support workers at Care1 on how to make your home wheelchair accessible. Build a ramp It is important [...]

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Why Finding the Right Care Worker Makes a Big Difference

We understand that making the decision to find a home care worker is a difficult one. It means letting someone into your life and in charge of taking care of a loved one. It is difficult to place your confidence in someone to take care of a loved one which is why finding the right [...]

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How to Care for Someone with Dementia

Dementia is something that impacts not only the person diagnosed, but their loved ones. It can be extremely difficult trying to navigate through the physical challenges that caring for someone with dementia entails, as well as the emotional impact that it inevitably will have. Dementia affects people in different ways. Those with dementia may lose [...]

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