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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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What is the NDIS and what does it mean for you?

What is the NDIS and what does it mean for you?

For anyone new to disability support services you may have heard of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) but are not exactly sure what it is for.  While it may sound overwhelming, it’s really just the formal way to describe how the Australian Government is providing support for people with a disability, their families and carers. It …

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