Navigating home aged care in Australia can be daunting, particularly if you’re beginning to explore the options available to you or your loved ones. As the population ages, understanding the various levels of care and how they can be accessed becomes increasingly important. This comprehensive guide will help illuminate the path to securing the necessary…

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As we step into Harmony Week 2024, it’s a time to reflect on the rich tapestry of cultures that make Australia a vibrant and diverse nation.   Harmony Week is not just a celebration of our differences but a powerful reminder of our shared values and the strength that comes from inclusivity. At MCCS, this…

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Are you a dedicated carer looking after a loved one but finding it increasingly challenging to take a break? Maitland Community Care Services (MCCS) understands the significance of your role and is here to provide you with vital support through our Flexible Respite services. This article will discuss the advantages of our respite services, which…

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Understanding the Transition in Australian Home Care Services As we age, our needs change, and so does the level of care we require. In Australia, the aged care system is designed to provide support every step of the way, offering different levels of assistance through various programs. One significant transition is moving from the Commonwealth…

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As we approach International Women’s Day (IWD) 2024, it’s a time to reflect on the strides we’ve made towards gender equality and the work still ahead. This year, the theme “Inspire Inclusion” resonates deeply with our mission as a home aged and disability care provider. It’s a call to action that aligns with our commitment…

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Our Domestic Assistance service is here to help you keep your home clean and comfortable. While the service is designed to help you with your daily activities, it is important to note that it is not a full house cleaning service. We have recently updated our Domestic A Services and Agreed Cleaning Agent & Equipment…

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Foreword ADSSI Limited trades as Adssi In-home Support, Beresfield Community Care, Dungog & District Neighbourcare and Maitland Community Care Services. We provide a range of home support services (such as domestic assistance, personal care, transport, home modifications, clinical and end-of-life care) to older people, people who live with disability and those in palliative care who…

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As the calendar turns to October, we are reminded of the importance of workplace safety during National Safe Work Month. While workplace safety is typically associated with traditional office environments and factories, it’s crucial to recognise that safety extends beyond these settings. Our clients’ homes become workplaces for our dedicated support workers in home care.…

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Have you or a loved one had a stroke? We’re looking for people who have experienced a stroke or are caregivers for stroke survivors to participate in a community-driven initiative to enhance stroke recovery. The program will include integrating physical exercise, social interaction, and creative thinking activities (e.g., movement to music, art or singing) to…

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Embracing Dementia Action Week 2023

Dementia Action Week 2023 is upon us, and it’s an opportune time to reflect on the strides we’ve made in understanding dementia, reducing stigma, and improving support systems. This week, we acknowledge the significance of fostering a more inclusive and compassionate society for individuals living with dementia. Join us as we delve into three crucial…

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