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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.

Media release: Just Better Care confidently supports NDIS funding announcement

Posted: 5/9/2017 11:30 PM by Just Better Care

National in-home disability support provider, Just Better Care, today expressed support for the federal government announcement of full funding for the NDIS beyond 2019.

Finding the right path to possible.

Posted: 5/4/2017 7:05 PM by Just Better Care

Every cloud has a silver lining, or so the saying goes. When David and Samantha* were feeling smothered by a cloud of mounting debt, that line was getting harder to see. But it wouldn’t be long before everything would begin to fall into place.

When one door closes, the Just Better Care door opens

Posted: 3/15/2017 10:43 PM by Just Better Care

When Robert Horspool was retrenched from his software development job after almost 30 years in the industry, he didn’t know what to do. He spent the following three years looking for work in his field to no avail. Robert decided his time would be better spent investing in re-skilling for a career in the growing aged care industry.

Changing lanes: from truck driver to care worker

Posted: 3/15/2017 10:31 PM by Just Better Care

After 25 years, Tony Wilson gave up his career as a truck driver and excavator to become a full-time care worker. Tony’s career change was sparked after he spent the last year of his father’s life providing care during the later stages of his Alzheimer’s diagnosis.

Aged care reform increasing choice in home care

Posted: 2/15/2017 9:00 PM by Just Better Care

With the latest Increasing Choice in Home Care reforms taking effect on February 27, funding for a Home Care Package is now portable and follows the customer, creating new opportunities for older people and their families.

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