Home Care

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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Nursing Services

New Charter of Rights a Welcome Commitment to Top Quality Care

As an experienced and reputable provider of quality care, Newcastle & Hunter Community Health welcomes the new Charter of Aged Care Rights as a reflection of the minimum standards at the core of all that we do. Our committed, professional staff consider it a great privilege when our clients trust us with delivering their health …

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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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Influenza Season is Starting Early – Time to Vaccinate!

Influenza Season is Starting Early – Time to Vaccinate!

According to NSW Health, Influenza, or flu, was at a record low for the 2018 winter, which makes the unusual high of 2,244 confirmed cases in February this year all the more daunting. Influenza is a highly contagious viral infection of the respiratory passages causing fever and severe aching and can often result in an …

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NHCH help at home | Supporting independent living

NHCH help at home | Supporting independent living

Our number one goal at Newcastle and Hunter Community Health is to provide the support needed for our clients to achieve independent living. As a locally based, family owned and operated business, we understand how important the health and wellbeing of our loved ones is to their quality of life. With the support of our personalised care …

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