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So far Care1 has created 8 blog entries.

Finding the workforce to meet the needs of clients

The most common question I am asked when I attend forums, seminars and conferences is: "where do you find your workforce?" Sadly, it is becoming more and more difficult finding the 'right' workforce in a marketplace that has become increasingly more competitive. With the roll out of the NDIS, we not only have an 'open' [...]

By | 2017-08-11T03:43:53+00:00 August 11th, 2017|Uncategorized|Comments Off on Finding the workforce to meet the needs of clients

Why In-Home Respite Is An Important Aspect Of Caregiving

Being a full time care giver can be a demanding thank less task. If you are a full time care giver and you are looking after a loved one you are probably in need of a much needed break from this role and looking to spend a few days or even hours away to rejuvenate. [...]

By | 2017-03-20T16:22:42+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Respite Care|Comments Off on Why In-Home Respite Is An Important Aspect Of Caregiving

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-20T16:13:02+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Disability Support|Comments Off on An Overview of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS)

The Rewards of Being a Healthcare Worker

Being a healthcare worker is challenging, but provides an incredibly rewarding career. Some of the benefits that healthcare workers enjoy from providing clients here are many benefits that healthcare workers will reap, making this career an enjoyable one. Make a difference The most rewarding aspect of being a healthcare worker is being able to make a [...]

By | 2017-03-20T16:08:33+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Join Us|0 Comments

Learning More About Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

ABI stands for Acquired Brain Injury. It refers to any type of injury that a person has sustained after birth, such as alcohol and drug related brain injuries, stroke and head trauma. Unfortunately, brain injuries are common. Approximately 600,00 Australians have an acquired brain injury. There are two types of ways a brain injury can [...]

By | 2017-03-20T16:02:39+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Acquired Brain Injury|Comments Off on Learning More About Acquired Brain Injury (ABI)

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 [...]

By | 2017-03-20T15:52:35+00:00 March 20th, 2017|Disability Support|Comments Off on How to Make Your Home Wheelchair Accessible

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 [...]

By | 2016-04-18T16:41:41+00:00 April 18th, 2016|Disability Support|Comments Off on Why Finding the Right Care Worker Makes a Big Difference

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 [...]

By | 2016-04-04T16:40:26+00:00 April 4th, 2016|Disability Support|Comments Off on How to Care for Someone with Dementia