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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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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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