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Importance of healthcare choices in your community

Posted: 9/19/2017 6:56 PM by Just Better Care

After working in community care programs together for many years, Emma Cook and Mick Clark were eager to break-away from antiquated models of support services and provide assistance local customers required, and wanted.

It’s time to ask: R U OK?

Posted: 9/13/2017 2:47 AM by Just Better Care

On September 14, there is one important question to ask family, friends, colleagues and neighbours – R U OK? Starting the conversation is the first step to helping someone to open up about things that may be troubling them.

Topfranchise Category Winner for the 2017 Franchise Awards

Posted: 9/13/2017 12:16 AM by Just Better Care

​We are proud to announce Just Better Care as Topfranchise Category Winner for the 2017 Franchise Awards by SEEK Business and 10 Thousand Feet. ​​Just Better Care placed in the top 5 for the Passion Award Category. To everybody involved, thank you!

Celebrating Father's Day

Posted: 9/1/2017 2:51 AM by Just Better Care

Father’s Day is a day for sharing love and laughter with the important people in your life. For some people, Father’s Day may be a day to celebrate a parent or another relative, a grandparent, a friend, or another significant person in their life.

Navigating the aged care system

Posted: 8/28/2017 7:43 PM by Just Better Care

There is a common misconception that accessing aged care services means someone is no longer capable of looking after themselves, but this isn’t always the case. Sometimes people simply need assistance with the day-to-day tasks that have become a little difficult over time.

Sightseeing and stargazing

Posted: 8/27/2017 6:59 PM by Just Better Care

Camping on a timber-growing property west of Wauchope, New South Wales, married couple Mark and Pauline sat by the campfire surrounded by family. They sang along to their favourite tunes, recited poetry and listened to the gentle crackle of the fire.

Steps to accessing a Home Care Package

Posted: 8/22/2017 7:17 PM by Just Better Care

Our Support Advisors will work closely with you to assist you to plan the support services that best meet you and your family’s needs. Our staff make it easy for you and your family to ensure the right supports are provided to you by the right people.

A wonderful life at 100 years young

Posted: 8/15/2017 6:49 PM by Just Better Care

Every day, Peggy Miller walks out to her garden to collect fresh flowers and trim the stems. Sometimes, she collects snippets of parsley and mint to sprinkle over her dinner. No matter the weather, Peggy enjoys pottering around her garden, nurturing her green thumb.

Eating your way to better bone health

Posted: 8/14/2017 8:04 PM by Just Better Care

Calcium is important for strengthening teeth and bones and should be included as part of a balanced diet. But Osteoporosis Australia states that, “less than half of all Australian adults get their daily recommended intake of calcium.”

Possible starts with a few small steps

Posted: 8/10/2017 12:58 AM by Just Better Care

Starting a fitness journey can be challenging; it involves changing comfortable patterns and holding oneself accountable. But David found there were more benefits to exercising than just losing weight.

Winter wellness

Posted: 8/3/2017 7:19 PM by Just Better Care

When the temperature drops during winter months, finding the motivation to maintain a fitness routine can be difficult, but staying active is important for your physical health as well as your mental wellbeing.

Mind matters: Identifying changes in your loved one’s mental wellbeing

Posted: 7/30/2017 10:07 PM by Just Better Care

When it comes to mental wellbeing, it is important to know what signs and symptoms to look out for and how to access the right type of support.

Conference review: Tech the way forward for community care

Posted: 7/26/2017 8:51 PM by Just Better Care

A robotic baby seal imitating companionship was one of many highlights at the Community Care Business Innovation and Transformation Conference, held in Brisbane recently.

Possible begins one story at a time

Posted: 7/9/2017 5:49 PM by Just Better Care

June revisits a lifetime with every note she plays on the piano. June has dementia, but that doesn’t stop her from leading a full life. June’s incredible story is just one of many Just Better Care is celebrating as part of the Possible Campaign.

​Overcoming adversity with a helping hand

Posted: 6/1/2017 11:22 PM by Just Better Care

When nurse Alyson Shale severely injured her wrists in a car accident, she thought she would never work again. With a helping hand from Just Better Care, Alyson found a path to possible.

NDIS prepares for takeoff in Albury Wodonga

Posted: 5/29/2017 12:57 AM by Just Better Care

Just Better Care Murrumbidgee Lachlan customer Michael Woodland was invited aboard a hot air balloon recently to celebrate the upcoming launch of the NDIS in the Murrumbidgee and Ovens Murray regions.

Celebrating another successful year at Just Better Care

Posted: 5/26/2017 1:38 PM by Just Better Care

Making strides in innovation, quality, customer service and business growth were just a few of the achievements celebrated at the Just Better Care Australia annual Franchise Owner’s Awards Ceremony.

National Palliative Care Week: Your care matters

Posted: 5/19/2017 1:04 AM by Just Better Care

‘You matter, your care matters’ is the theme of this year’s Palliative Care Week, being held from May 21 till 28. Just Better Care COO Alison Chandler said this year’s theme highlighted the importance of starting the discussion around end of life care.

Celebrating International Nurses Day 2017

Posted: 5/11/2017 6:54 PM by Just Better Care

Just Better Care is proud to employ many amazing nurses who care for our customers every day. We recently spoke to just one of these nurses to find out what it’s like to work at Just Better Care.

Media release: Just Better Care announces sponsorship of the Wheelchair Grand Prix Hunter Series

Posted: 5/10/2017 2:40 AM by Just Better Care

Just Better Care is proud to announce their sponsorship of this year’s Wheelchair Grand Prix (WGP) Hunter Regional Titles. The WGP Hunter Regional Titles will be held this Friday and Saturday, 12-13 May, at the Newcastle Jockey Club as part of the Hunter Disability Expo.

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