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Certificate III in Individual Support: What You Need to Know

22 Comments   Posted: 22/09/15   by Luke Imbong

Certificate III in Individual Support

Cert III in Individual Support: New Aged, Disability and Community Care Course Update: The new CHC33015 Cert III in Individual Support online course is now open for enrolments! Simply click below to get more details on your preferred training qualification: Certificate III in Individual Support (Ageing) Certificate III in Individual Support (Disability) Certificate III in Read the full post

What does Palliative Care mean for Aged Carers?

0 Comments   Posted: 05/06/15   by Luke Imbong

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Palliative Care Training Courses in Aged Care We Australians rarely talk about the final days of life, particularly our own. Aged care work usually involves providing assistance to the elderly and help them lead active lives, but sometimes it also means you will help patients prepare for death. End of life care, known as palliative Read the full post

How to do Reflective Writing for Aged Care

0 Comments   Posted: 03/06/15   by Luke Imbong

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What is Reflective Writing? Have you been told to write a reflective essay for your aged care, disability or community care qualification? Don’t worry if you haven’t done it before, it’s more manageable than you think. Reflective writing is one of the assessment methods you’ll encounter as part of your aged care, disability or home Read the full post

National Palliative Care Week 2015: Why You Should Care

0 Comments   Posted: 22/05/15   by Luke Imbong

What is National Palliative Care Week 2015?

National Palliative Care Week 2015 When was the last time you talked about your death and your family’s future? If you can’t remember or haven’t talked about it at all, this is the week to discuss it. National Palliative Care Week 2015 runs across Australia from May 24-30 with the theme is “Dying to Talk: Talking Read the full post

Tips from Centenarians: How to Live A Longer Life

0 Comments   Posted: 19/02/14   by Natalie Hoerner

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What would you do if you lived past 100? It’s not too far a stretch to say that a lot of people want to live forever. Many spend their lives looking for the mystery cure to aging, the magical fountain of youth. But what if the answer is simpler than we all think? The Australia Read the full post

Get your self-education tax refund now!

0 Comments   Posted: 07/06/13   by Inspire Media

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By William Cowie Did you know you can get tax deductions to help with the cost of your studies? Some self-education expenses are able to be claimed on your tax return. What are self-education expenses? Self-education expenses are expenses you incur studying an eligible course to obtain a formal qualification from a school, university, college or Read the full post

National Palliative Care Week

0 Comments   Posted: 13/05/13   by Inspire Media

Australia's National Palliative Care Week 2013

Palliative Care Week From the 19 May – 25 May, Australia will celebrate the 2013 National Palliative Care Week. Palliative care will affect many people at some point in their lives. To ensure everyone has access to quality care at the end of life, it is a national priority that Australia takes responsibility that this Read the full post

Government Funding for Aged Care Training

0 Comments   Posted: 26/02/13   by Brent Rogers

Government funding is available for Aged Care and Nursing Training

Government funding available for Aged Care and Nursing Training The Aged Care Education and Training Incentive Program is an initiative by the Australian Government designed to encourage aged care workers to gain further qualifications to develop their career as a personal care worker, enrolled nurse or registered nurse. Funding for the program started in 2010 Read the full post

Australian population projections – we’re getting old

0 Comments   Posted: 23/01/13   by Brent Rogers

Population demographics are known to alter over time, often due to changes in the social and economic conditions of each era. Australia’s population is no exception and current projections can read as interesting yet startling statistics. As of the time of writing in 2013, Australia’s population has reached nearly 22.9 million people. Based on a fertility Read the full post

What is Home and Community Care?

2 Comments   Posted: 19/11/12   by Brent Rogers

Home and Community Care Explained Home and community care refers to a specific type of care service commonly used by the elderly and those living with a disability. Home care is an alternative to living in an aged care facility. It is appropriate for many people who have trouble performing normal daily functions like cooking, Read the full post

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