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Retiree shows a love heart craft at Wesley Mission Queensland aged care respite centre
Braving the storm: Wesley Mission Queensland’s unsung legends News

How staff and residents, many living with disabilities, endured a difficult night without power.

Tags: Wesley Mission Queensland

Meet Jacquie, resident at specialist disability accommodation Wynnum Apartments News

Join Jacquie as she shares why WesleyCare Wynnum community has become an integral part of her life.

Tags: Disability and NDIS

Jacquie, resident at Wynnum Apartments
Meet Viv and Anoop, from WesleyCare Tewantin Specialist Disability Accommodation News

How personal carer Anoop creates a supportive environment that goes beyond accommodation, in a SDA that truly feels like a home.

Tags: Disability and NDIS

Viv and Anoop, from the disability accommodation WesleyCare Tewantin, chating and smiling.
Questions to ask your parents to evaluate the need of aged care News

Unsure about how to start the conversation about professional aged care with your parents? Here are some questions you might ask.

Tags: Ageing well, Home Care, Residential Aged Care, Respite

Aged care worker helping a retiree prep food and cook meals.
What to expect when receiving home and community aged care News

By knowing what to expect from aged care at home, individuals and their families can navigate this transition with confidence.

Tags: Home Care

Aged Care worker having tea with a retiree at his home for some companionship.
Key signs that it might be time to consider residential aged care for your loved ones News

While the specific circumstances can vary from one family to another, here are some major signs to look for.

Tags: Ageing well, Home Care, Residential Aged Care

Aged care worker with a resident in one of our residential aged care homes
Stay fit and fabulous over the indulgence season News

Discover the path to smart indulgence, fresh choices and healthful celebrations tailored for seniors.

Tags: Ageing well, Staying Healthy

Christmas morning tea at Rosemount retirement village, in Brisbane
How to make the most of your Home Care Package (HCP) News

A list of tips and strategies to help you, or your loved one, maximise the benefits of your Home Care Package (HCP)

Tags: Ageing well, Home Care, Home Care Packages

Home Care Package hydrotherapy session at Fulton Wellbeing Centre
What to look for in disability housing News

Explore what disability housing is and delve into the key factors to consider when seeking the perfect home.

Tags: Disability and NDIS

Bedroom at Wynnum Apartments, a NDIS SDA disability accommodation in Brisbane
How to Prepare for Your ACAT Assessment News

A thorough preparation for your ACAT assessment allows you to present a comprehensive and accurate overview of your needs, helping the ACAT team in making an informed decision.

Tags: Ageing well, Home Care, Residential Aged Care, Respite, ACAT Assessment

A senior couple on the compupter with a tagline 'ACAT Series'
Questions asked in an ACAT Assessment News

During an ACAT assessment the assessor will ask a series of questions. Here we cover the types of questions that will be asked, to help you prepare.

Tags: Ageing well, Home Care, Residential Aged Care, ACAT Assessment

A senior couple on the compupter with a tagline 'ACAT Series'
What is an ACAT Assessment? News

A simple summary of the ACAT assessment (Aged Care Assessment Team) process and how to schedule an assessment.

Tags: Ageing well, Home Care, Residential Aged Care, ACAT Assessment

A senior couple on the compupter with a tagline 'ACAT Series'
What is a RAS assessment? News

If you have been referred to an assessment by My Aged Care, you will be visited by either the ACAT or the RAS team. Learn how these teams determine the level of care and support you require as you navigate the aged care system.

Tags: Ageing well, Home Care, Residential Aged Care, Respite, ACAT Assessment

A senior couple on the compupter with a tagline 'ACAT Series'
ACAT assessment and funding types you might be eligible for News

An ACAT assessment plays a crucial role in determining the appropriate level of government funding and subsidies for aged care services available to you.

Tags: Ageing well, Home Care, Residential Aged Care, Respite, ACAT Assessment

A senior couple on the compupter with a tagline 'ACAT Series'
An ageing and death denying society: Lessons from a hospice News

Opinion pieced by Bek Beechey, Clinical Nurse - Care Coordination at Hopewell Hospice.

Tags: Palliative and Hospice Care, Hopewell Hospice

Living Well Respite residents holding hands
Keep cool this summer with tips from our ageing well experts News

Our Ageing Well team shares practical tips to help you find the balance between fun and safety.

Tags: Ageing well, Retirement Living

Ladies from Rosemount Retirement Village enjoying the outdoors on a summer day
Aged care respite stories: where fun meets care News

From craft clubs and a men's shed to a day trip to Shorncliffe Pier, our respite care centres offer fun options for all tastes. Take a peek!

Tags: Ageing well, Respite, Hadden Place, Hyland House

Big smile from a resident from Hyland House Respite Centre shows what ageing well means at Wesley Mission Queensland.
Pam's journey at Hopewell Hospice News

Pam shares her heartfelt experiences, highlighting the remarkable care and support she has received from the staff and volunteers at Hopewell Hospice.

Tags: Palliative and Hospice Care, Hopewell Hospice

Pam shares her heartfelt experiences at Hopewell Hospice
Aged Care Employee Day - in the words of our residents News

On Aged Care Employee Day, our residents share their thoughts on what their carers mean to them. Thank you to all WMQ aged care workers!

Tags: Ageing well, Home Care, Residential Aged Care

WMQ aged care worker plays puzzle with a resident
Celebrating Wheller on the Park's 'originals' News

The very first residents of Wheller on the Park celebrate 15 years of calling this retirement village home.

Tags: Retirement Living, Wheller on the Park

First residents of Wheller on the Park celebrate 15 years in the retirement village

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