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Wellness and Reablement; What is it and how is it linked to my care?

An elderly man and woman walking along a country road.

As we grow older, our physical and cognitive functionalities may start to decline. However, the beginning of wellness and reablement in aged care has proven revolutionary in preserving and enhancing these abilities. This article delves into the essence of wellness and reablement, its benefits, its application, and its undeniable role in maximising the quality of…

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Equity, Equality & The Voice

A Public Statement by ADSSI Limited We acknowledge the Traditional Custodians of the land on which we live and work. We pay our respects to the Elders, past, present, and future, and recognise the continuing connection and contribution to this land.    Here at ADSSI, we aim to help people live at home and in…

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Adssi Lifts All Support Worker Wages

Adssi In-home Support (who are part of the Hunter and Central Coast home care and disability group ADSSI Limited) has announced that they will lift the wages of their aged care and disability support workers, following The Fair Work Commission’s recent decision to increase minimum wages by 15% for only some eligible aged care workers. The…

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Managing Diabetes in Seniors: How Home Aged Care Can Make a Difference

Are you or a loved one an older adult managing diabetes? National Diabetes Week runs from 9 – 15 July, and it’s considered Australia’s biggest conversation about the impact of diabetes. As a dedicated carer or partner of an older person with diabetes, you understand the challenges that come with managing this chronic condition. However, you may…

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The Positive Changes in the New Financial Year for Older Australians

The start of the 2023-24 financial year on 1st July brings a wave of positive changes that will significantly impact the lives of older Australians, including retirees and those still in the workforce. These changes encompass various aspects, such as the Age Pension, superannuation contributions, energy bill rebates, and improvements in aged care. Let’s explore…

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Our New Artwork Partnership with Indigenous Artists

The ADSSI Limited group has commissioned artworks by local Aboriginal artists as part of a project to further its relationship with people in the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander communities.   Coinciding with NAIDOC Week, which runs from 2 – 9 July 2023, the artworks created by Aboriginal Elder Alec Squires and his niece Brenda Kidd…

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In the same direction: National Reconciliation Week

During National Reconciliation Week (NRW), Australians can learn about shared histories, cultures, and accomplishments.    It is a time to reflect on how we can work towards reconciliation in Australia, strengthening our nation through respectful relationships between the wider Australian community and Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander peoples.   The theme for 2023 is Be a…

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Aged Care Reforms

The Australian Government is making changes to the aged care system in response to the recommendations of the Royal Commission into Aged Care Quality and Safety. These changes – known as the aged care reforms – will improve aged care in Australia for all. Here, you can learn more about the aged care reforms and…

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Pathways to Accessing Aged Care in Australia

The older we get, it’s important to ensure that we receive the care and support we need to maintain our quality of life. For many seniors, this means accessing home care services. In Australia, various options are available, but navigating the system can be overwhelming. From understanding eligibility criteria to finding the right provider, many…

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Find Purpose and Keep Moving: How Volunteering Can Keep Seniors Active and Engaged

Finding ways to stay active and engaged is important. One way to do this is through volunteering. Volunteering benefits the community and provides you with a sense of purpose and fulfilment. We’ll explore the benefits of volunteering for seniors, the different volunteer opportunities available, and how to get started as a senior volunteer.   Benefits…

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