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Take the stress out of Christmas with Hunter region nursing support

The holiday season is often a time of joy, but many feel overwhelmed by the stress that comes along with the holidays. This is why NHCH are here to provide all the nursing support you need. In a Roy Morgan study it was reported that over 7.6 million Australians felt stressed over the festive season …

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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 …

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NHCH’s Commitment to Price Transparency

The recently introduced improvements to pricing transparency and comparability for services enabling older Australians to remain living independently in their home longer are a welcome reform in support of consumer driven care. All providers are required to publish prices for services including personal care, nursing and social support on the My Aged Care Service Finder …

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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 …

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Consumer directed care

Consumer directed care – health care that’s in your hands

At Newcastle and Hunter Community Health (NHCH), we take pride in being able to offer our patients care that is flexible and suited to each individual’s personal needs. With Consumer Directed Care, we give you the control. When you reach a stage in your life where a little extra assistance could make meeting your daily needs …

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Thomas’ Story

Thomas’ Story

When Kim and Chris approached NHCH about the challenges they were facing in providing care for their son Thomas, right away we knew that our multi-disciplinary suite of services could be tailored specifically for their family. At Newcastle and Hunter Community Health (NHCH) there is nothing more important to us than being able to support and enrich …

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Post hospital stay – how to make the most of your recovery

Post hospital stay – how to make the most of your recovery

Whether it has been a short stay for a minor procedure or a lengthier period in hospital following serious illness or an operation, understanding and following the instructions given to you by medical professionals on discharge is essential to post hospital stay recovery. There are several things that should be considered to make sure you …

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