How can I care for my aging parents in today’s busy society
Caring for your aging parents in today’s fast paced society can be tough, especially in today’s fast-paced world looking after your own children and earning an income. Not being able to provide for your parents in the way you’d prefer is challenging, but also completely understandable. You can show your care in many other ways, […]
How can I remember to take my medications?
Taking medication on a daily (and even hourly) basis can be a hassle and is regularly forgotten, resulting in health impacts that could’ve be avoidable. Remembering to take your medication, as well as the correct dosage, is so important and potentially life changing! By following these four easy steps you can keep control of your […]
Having HCA Home means I can still have my social life and go out with family and friends. The support workers always ask if they is any more that they can help me with, which is nice.
World Glaucoma Week – How to prevent and pick up the early signs of Glaucoma
This week is World Glaucoma Week (March 10-16), we thought it would be important to discuss the importance of understanding what Glaucoma is, it’s effect on those diagnosed with the disease, how it can be prevented and how to pick up on the early warning signs. Glaucoma is a group of eye conditions that damage […]
Seven reasons why home care is the answer to aging well
We all want our parents and grandparents to continue enjoying life as they get older, we want to be able to support them and ensure they receive the high level of care they deserve. So how can we help them find somewhere that is an affordable, respectable environment that allows them to keep their independence? […]
Why HCA Home is Different from Other Providers
Once you’ve received your NDIS plan and looking for a provider, the last thing you want is to be put on the end of a long waiting list. With the NDIS being so new to the industry, other providers are struggling to keep up with the demand. These delays leave participants unable to access all […]
National Aged Care Day
National Aged Care Day celebrates those who contribute to helping the elderly, whether as a support worker, nurse, family member or volunteer carer. We acknowledge the hard work that goes in each and every day to help make people’s lives a little more comfortable and healthier as they age. Last week, the HCA Home team […]
Blacktown Community Services Expo
Last week we exhibited at the Blacktown Community Services Expo in Bowman Hall. It is a biennial event that aims to bring together the community and give locals the opportunity to discover a range of services and community groups in the area. It has been organised by SydWest Multicultural Services and Blacktown Council over the […]
Melissa is one of our Support Workers in South Australia. She loves being a part of people’s lives as they age and tells us a little bit about one of her customers. What inspired you to become a Support Worker? I love working with people and am passionate about aged care. I believe age should […]