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December 2017

Beat the summer heat

Posted: 12/19/2017 12:50 AM by Just Better Care

Australia is well known for delivering scorching summers, yet we often dismiss the risks associated with extreme heat. Older residents need to be extra cautious; as people age they may struggle to regulate temperature due to age-related physiological changes or medications.

Thank you for a wonderful 2017

Posted: 12/17/2017 8:56 PM by Just Better Care

December is a great time to reflect on the past year and I would like to take the time to express, my gratitude to all Just Better Care Franchise owners and their staff for the commitment and passion shown in the delivery of services to our customers.

How to start talking about mental health

Posted: 12/17/2017 8:50 PM by Just Better Care

We all know that tending to our mental health is equally as important as our physical health. But sometimes ensuring mental wellbeing can be more complicated. So how can you start the conversation about mental health?

All I want for Christmas is a Home Care Package

Posted: 12/12/2017 4:41 PM by Just Better Care

The number of people not yet assigned a Home Care Package (awaiting approved level), rose from 53,750 (as of 30 June, 2017) to 60,615 (as of 30 September, 2017) - an increase of about 11%.

More mobility, more independence

Posted: 12/5/2017 1:05 AM by Just Better Care

At 77 years of age, Robert had one simple request: to have greater mobility and more independence. With the help of Just Better Care, Robert received his first mobility scooter enabling him to get out more on his own, and run errands for his wife Lisa.

Check in on your loved ones

Posted: 12/3/2017 7:11 PM by Just Better Care

While visiting your elderly relatives or friends during the festive season, it is important to take note of any changes in wellbeing or living standards. A messy house, empty fridge or poor hygiene are all indications that they may be struggling and could need support.

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