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Home Caring’s Bright Future Beyond Covid-19

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January07
COVID-19 has created unprecedented challenges for franchise businesses, but there are silver linings amongst the clouds. For the care sector, the pandemic has also brought opportunities to thrive. Home Caring provides personalised home care services to seniors and people living with disability. In just 18 months, the brand welcomed 19 franchisees to the business and ranked 11th in the Australian Financial Review Top 100 Fast Starters list for 2020. According to Franchise Manager Bill Lockett, the business has also experienced growth in the hours of service provided. “The biggest thing we’ve seen is an increase in the weekly service hours we provide to…

HCPs vs CHSP: What Are The Main Differences?

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December21
There are a plethora of options available when looking at aged care services. Home Care Packages (often abbreviated to HCPs) are arguably the most commonly talked-about option. However, there is also the Commonwealth Home Support Program (CHSP), which also provides care for the aging population. Both HCPs and CHSP are government-funded services, which often leads to confusion between the two options. While both are designed to provide aged care, there are a few fundamental differences between them.  In this guide, we’ll walk you through all of the main ways that HCPs and CHSP differ from one another. This should help…

The Definitive Guide To Correctly Interacting With People With Disabilities

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December21
It’s essential to understand the right way to interact with people that have disabilities. Realistically, many of you may have never been in a situation like this before. As a result, the whole scenario is very new to you. You’re unsure how to act, but you want to avoid giving offence. This leads to many people worry about how they should act when they encounter someone with a disability.  You’ll be pleased to know that interacting with someone that has a disability is not too dissimilar to interacting with able-bodied individuals. There are a few things that you should and…

The Best Practices When Caring For A Child With A Physical Disability

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December21
Many children can be born with physical disabilities or develop them later in life. There is a range of disabilities that fall under this category, but the common theme is that they impact your child’s ability to physically move around. As a result, many tasks are made much harder for them than a child without a physical disability. This makes it slightly more challenging to look after your child and care for them. Indeed, many parents struggle to understand how to look after a child with a physical disability, but it’s not as difficult as you may think.  In essence,…

What Can I Use My Home Care Package For?

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December21
Life can become a little bit more difficult to manage as we get older. Once we’re in our later years, we often need some additional help in at least one aspect of our lives. Ensuring that people can get the help they need is the idea behind home care packages, a government subsidy program that provides financial support for older Australians. In this blog, you’ll learn some important information about home care packages, the cost of home care packages, and what you can use the package to buy. Who Qualifies For Home Care Packages? To begin, let’s have a think…

Client story: Home Caring helps Jackie stay at home for longer

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December16
Palm Beach, nestled on Queensland’s Gold Coast, has been Jackie’s slice of paradise for over 20 years. The 79-year-old moved into the suburb in the late nineties, after raising two children and enjoying a career as a medical receptionist and assistant to a Member of Parliament. As an outgoing personality who thrives on being around people, she loves living in her ground-floor unit – and being in control of her own space. “I’ve been in this place for ‘over fifties’ for more than 20 years. Down the road is Lagoona Lake, and over the road to the right is the…

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