Aged Care

Safety tips for seniors

Continuing to live in your own home as you age is important for many reasons and is easy to manage with our home health care services. Matched with our safety tips for seniors, your older years can be some of your most enjoyable.

Our commitment to ongoing health care during COVID-19

As a health care provider in the Hunter region, Newcastle and Hunter Community Health are proud to be considered an essential service during COVID-19. This enables our nurses and staff to continue providing support to clients and families who have specific health needs – in particular those who are at higher risk of contracting coronavirus …

Our commitment to ongoing health care during COVID-19 Read More »

Reflecting on ‘Neglect’ In Australia’s Aged Care

At the end of October 2019 the Royal Commission released the Aged Care Quality and Safety’s Interim Report titled ‘Neglect’. As the title would suggest, the report revealed dreadful facts about the current Aged Care system in Australia. At Newcastle and Hunter Community Health, we pride ourselves on providing a service that caters to the needs …

Reflecting on ‘Neglect’ In Australia’s Aged Care Read More »

Tips on talking to your ageing parents about their care preferences

For adult children, watching your parents age can be difficult at times. While it seems easier to tiptoe around the fact that they are getting older, it’s important that you take the time to understand their care preferences before they face any major health or ageing issues. Unfortunately, many families don’t have the conversation with …

Tips on talking to your ageing parents about their care preferences Read More »