Individual COVID-19 Action Plans for Seniors

Individual COVID-19 Action Plans for Seniors

As things start to ease up with COVID-19 movement restrictions, we’re seeing borders opening again and more people moving around, returning to some semblance of normality — in most States of Australia anyway. But the outbreak and subsequent return to lockdown for...
Keeping the calm amidst the storm

Keeping the calm amidst the storm

Right now things are pretty crappy for a lot of people. All of us face restrictions on what we can do, who we can see, where we can go. Depending on where you are, things may also be very tight in terms of space and options for physical freedom. We are experiencing a...
Keeping On Top and Staying Strong

Keeping On Top and Staying Strong

Those of us working in the aged care industry are used to change. We’ve been adapting and modifying the way we operate to make things better for those who need our support as they age, but right now, we’re facing something that is forcing us to adapt and modify...
Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a good soaking rain

Wishing you a very merry Christmas and a good soaking rain

I stepped out of the car to take a picture of the dry paddocks on the way out to a small town located in northern New South Wales and found myself sinking into a pile of sand and chaff, the fallout from recent dust storms that had picked up everything that was laying...
Getting ready for summer – emergency planning

Getting ready for summer – emergency planning

I’m sitting here writing this on a relatively cool day for Brisbane – it’s only 23 degrees, but I think it’s only a short reprieve. We’ve already had some pretty hot days and that was spring. The Queensland Bureau of Meteorology State Manager, Bruce Gunn, said...