Making the decision to move to an aged care nursing home is often difficult. At Columbia Aged Care we aim to make this transition as easy as possible by providing comprehensive information that gives you as much detail about the decision and the move into your new home.
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Making the decision to move to an aged care home is often difficult and there are many questions about the various accommodation options. If it is the first time in an aged care facility it can be a difficult adjustment for residents and their families. At Columbia Aged Care we try to make this transition as easy as possible by providing comprehensive information packages, including a Re.. read more
Moving to an aged care home is an important step, and you should feel free to ask as many questions as you need to make sure you come to the right decision. The questions in this checklist should be used as a guide to some of the things you might want to consider or ask the manager of a home about. In addition, you may wish to visit the home to assess these issues. The list of questions .. read more
While elderly and frail people may receive in-home care, there are some occasions when they will need respite care and Columbia is there to help. Short-term respite care is available at Columbia Aged Care Services residential homes on a planned or emergency basis. Respite care assists carers, as well as frail older people and others with care needs, to continue living at home. It provide.. read more
We all expect to become more forgetful as we get older, but memory loss can sometimes be the sign of something more serious. Dementia is the term used describe the symptoms of a large group if illnesses which cause a progressive decline in a persons functioning. It is a broad term used to describe a loss of memory , intellect, rationality, social skills and what would be considered normal.. read more
With all the aged care options available, it’s not surprising that it can be confusing to assess which is the best level of aged care. The first step is to decide whether residential care is needed or if the person can be cared for in his or her own home. There are different levels of care for both situations. Residential Care Residential care providers must give all residents the.. read more
Aged care is a specialist type of service and will cost money, but it is worth doing some research to see if there is financial assistance to help pay for the care. Columbia Aged care Services is happy to provide information on its fee structure and, in many cases, the Australian Government may contribute to the cost of accommodation and care for people who have been assessed as needing .. read more