Health

Providing care packages to the Hunter community during COVID-19

Amidst the recent devastation that has come with COVID-19, we are bringing local businesses together to provide care packages to those in need within the Hunter community. Each package is valued at $60-70 and includes a selection of basic essentials. Items such as toilet paper, cleaning products and canned goods are included. Our Managing Director, …

Providing care packages to the Hunter community during COVID-19 Read More »

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 »

Prioritising mental health during COVID-19

At Newcastle and Hunter Community Health, we’re very aware that the coronavirus (COVID-19) outbreak can leave people feeling anxious, stressed and worried. Whilst we all recognise the need to remain vigilant and proactive regarding our physical health, it’s also important to prioritise your mental well being. What we are facing is unprecedented. We are living …

Prioritising mental health during COVID-19 Read More »

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 …

Take the stress out of Christmas with Hunter region nursing support 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 »

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 …

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