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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Accessing Aged Care: Seeking support from an advocate If you’re seeking or receiving government-funded aged care services, you may need some support to determine what’s best for your situation. An aged care advocate can help. An advocate is an impartial person who can assist you in various situations – from understanding aged care services and…

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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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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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Maitland Community Care Services (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.…

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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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Enhancing Independence and Access: Leveraging Your NDIS Plan for Home Modifications   Today we delve into empowering individuals living with disability to enhance their independence and accessibility at home through the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS). We will explore the possibilities and benefits of utilising your NDIS Plan for home modifications. By leveraging your plan…

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The National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS) provides essential support and services to individuals living with disability in Australia. Choosing the right NDIS provider is crucial for participants to receive quality care and achieve their goals. This article will explore the benefits of using a Registered NDIS Provider and why it matters. What does it mean…

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The beginning 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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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…

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