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Inside Possible

Posted: 12/17/2018 1:33 AM by Just Better Care

Our latest issue of Possible explores the theme of 'connectedness'. As 'life is better when we share it', this issue sees us consider the individual ways in which we maintain our connections with people, passions and communities.

Can social connectedness improve my mental wellbeing?

Posted: 12/16/2018 10:16 PM by Just Better Care

As we're living longer and healthier lives, the link between social connections and mental health has never been more important for Just Better Care.

Take me to the seaside

Posted: 12/16/2018 9:36 PM by Just Better Care

At Just Better Care, social support is all about being there to help you live your best life. Read how Margaret and her Support Professional Sue are maintaining their love of the outdoors with sunny day trips.

Treat me like everyone else

Posted: 12/16/2018 8:20 PM by Just Better Care

As someone who has experienced firsthand both the challenges and opportunities of non-verbal communication, Emma who has cerebral palsy atypical and ALS 2, shares the dos and don’ts to help others communicate successfully.

Riding to Recovery

Posted: 12/4/2018 12:54 AM by Just Better Care

At the age of 16, Marnie suffered a debilitating stroke that took away her ability to walk and talk. Today, she is training for the Paralympics as a para-equestrian athlete.

A care-er for life: Meet Gary

Posted: 11/13/2018 7:42 PM by Just Better Care

A professional saxophonist and stand-up comedian, Gary’s talent took him to stages around the globe. But after his last performance, new responsibilities and a change of lifestyle lead the way to a new career with Just Better Care.

A life dedicated to her community

Posted: 11/13/2018 7:00 PM by Just Better Care

Daily taxi rides are an unavoidable reality for busy people living with a physical disability. Fed-up with the small subsidy offered by the government, Jordana Goodman, a disability advocate affected by hereditary spastic paraplegia, decided to do something about it.

A care-er for life: Meet Ian

Posted: 11/13/2018 12:47 AM by Just Better Care

Reliable, honest, trustworthy and caring. These are the key attributes you need for a long career in community care, says Just Better Care Support Professional Ian.

Media Release: 4000+ Australians living their best lives, independently, thanks to in-home care

Posted: 10/25/2018 11:38 PM by Just Better Care

More than 4000 older Australians and people living with disability are choosing to live independently, at home, thanks to the in-home support and care provided by Just Better Care.

Recipe: Kale and mushroom rice bowl

Posted: 10/14/2018 11:52 PM by Just Better Care

A perfect spring dish, packed with vegetables and protein. This nutritious meal of kale, mushrooms and chickpeas is sure to keep you feeling satisfied and full of energy.

Family at the heart of career success

Posted: 10/14/2018 11:39 PM by Just Better Care

For Casey, working with his mum Verity was never the plan. What started as a part time job to help him through university, turned into a new career path and a passion for community care.

Liliana has been here, there and everywhere

Posted: 10/7/2018 8:45 PM by Just Better Care

Liliana has been here, there and everywhere. Born in Malta, now living in Australia, Liliana has travelled the world and had experiences like no other. A pioneer for women, Liliana was...

The artist who paints with her mouth

Posted: 10/4/2018 7:21 PM by Just Better Care

Hailing from a family of artists, creativity is in Beryl’s blood. However, being diagnosed with cerebral palsy made it difficult for her to maintain the hand steadiness and control necessary for most creative endeavours. It wasn’t until her early teens that she first put a brush to canvas.

A season for change: Just Better Care September forum

Posted: 9/23/2018 9:14 PM by Just Better Care

Industry experts from across the Just Better Care network and further afield came together last week to share their insights and experiences at the 2018 September Franchise Forum.

Aged care should value and protect every individual

Posted: 9/21/2018 1:29 AM by Just Better Care

Just Better Care welcomes aged care Royal Commission.

Grandmother’s dementia leads to career in care

Posted: 9/17/2018 12:41 AM by Just Better Care

Callum’s grandmother was diagnosed with dementia when he was eight years old. Like many older people with dementia, Callum’s grandmother wanted to retain her independence and denied she needed help.

Dementia in Australia

Posted: 9/17/2018 12:29 AM by Just Better Care

Dementia currently affects an estimated one in 10 Australians aged over 65; so it’s likely that you know someone with dementia or perhaps you might be affected by it yourself. We spoke with Kaele Stokes from Dementia Australia to demystify dementia, and learn how to be a dementia friend.

The first step is the most important

Posted: 9/17/2018 12:15 AM by Just Better Care

What do you want to achieve and what is stopping you?” That’s the first thing Anna Moriarty asks each new client who comes into her clinic. “Everyone has different goals. We talk to our clients about the things that are meaningful to them, and do our best to make them happen,” Anna said.

Leanne prized for making it Possible

Posted: 9/13/2018 7:31 PM by Just Better Care

More than 230 Possible Award nominations were received from Just Better Care customers and staff members across Australia throughout the year. Meet the office staff winner of the Possible Award.

Gold star of the Gold Coast

Posted: 9/11/2018 2:06 AM by Just Better Care

The Possible Awards recognise the outstanding achievements of Just Better Care employees, who help older Australians and people living with disability to achieve their goals, providing in-home care and support.

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