Doing Things With Heart

Doing Things With Heart

Watch our Ozheart video to see how at Ozcare we do things with heart. Our staff genuinely care about their clients and spend time getting to know you and your needs to ensure you receive the best care possible.…

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Let’s chat: practical tips for talking with a person with dementia

These days it seems everyone knows someone who is living with dementia. Perhaps a close relative, or neighbour. The good part is that it means first-hand knowledge is growing about dementia. People are more aware of the illness now than ever. And yet – as our dementia advisors pick up on every day – there is still an enormous need to get the word out about how to support people with dementia and their family carers.…

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A Lifetime of Caring

35 years is a long time in anyone’s book, which is why it is an absolute honour to recognise Glenda McCarthy, Clinical Nurse at Ozcare Toowoomba for her outstanding service.…

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Be a Flu Fighter. Book our Nurses Today!

Last year’s influenza season saw the highest levels of activity since the 2009 pandemic year with high levels of absenteeism and a substantial burden on primary care and hospitals.…

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Ozheart Autumn - Shilpi Jishtu

We are very pleased to announce our first Ozheart winner for 2018, Shilpi Jishtu our dementia advisor at Ozcare Brisbane North.…

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Committed to Quality

Ozcare is dedicated to ensuring that we deliver a high level of service quality. It’s a key focus for our organisation because we help the people in our community who need it most.…

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Couples Stay Together in Aged Care

This Valentine's Day meet the Drapers. Married for over 66 years, they were determined not to be separated when they moved into aged care. See how Ozcare made their wish possible.…

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The Difference Between Alzheimer's and Dementia

Our dementia advisors get asked this question all the time, as more and more people try to get to grips with this illness and what it’s all about. People hear the word ‘dementia’ – but they’re not quite sure how it fits with that other word ‘Alzheimer’s’, especially when it seems these words are often used interchangeably, as if they mean exactly the same thing.…

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Respite Services

Caring is often a labour of love and many carers don’t see themselves at such. But no matter what title you give yourself, finding the time to just manage your household can seem far-fetched, let alone taking a break. That’s where respite services can be a life-saver…

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NDIS Success Story – Tyson from Mackay

We’ve all felt that desire to get out of the house and go and have adventures, to take advantage of the beautiful weather and get into nature by fishing on the beach or camping in the forest. For Tyson Jansen that pull is even stronger, but always out of reach since the 32-year-old has been in a wheelchair since the age of five. Enter Mandy Brown, occupational therapist with Ozcare.…

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