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Should I continue home care services during COVID-19 restrictions?

home care services during covid-19

It’s so important to look after your health while remaining at home. But some of our clients are concerned about what to do about in-home aged care services during COVID-19 restrictions.

At Empower Aged Care we’re continuing to help clients access home care services during the current pandemic. In-home services and healthcare are considered essential services and these important services can continue to be delivered during this time.

If you’re wondering if you should continue home care services during coronavirus restrictions, here’s what you need to know.

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Six reasons to consider home care services before they are needed.  

consider home care services

Home care services provide practical assistance and / or rehabilitation for an older person at home.

When the time comes when you or a loved one needs care at home, the need for support might be urgent. Yet, if you haven’t planned for it, searching for options, choosing the right home care service provider, and waiting for eligibility can be frustrating and stressful.

It’s worthwhile putting a little thought into what you might do.

Read more: Six reasons to consider home care services before they are needed.  

What is a Home Care Package?

What is a home care package

Gone are the days where a nursing home was your only option to receive assistance when things got tough.

Now, there is more help available for remaining at home as one ages. The government has introduced Home Care Packages (HCP) to help more people access support.

Read more: What is a Home Care Package?

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