Home Care

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 …

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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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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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