Blogs

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01
Nov

Working and caring for an older relative or friend?

Life can be pretty busy – between work, study, children, after school commitments etc, there isn’t often a lot of time left in the day. So add in caring duties for ageing parents, or an ageing parent who has perha...

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15
Jun

CareWest and the NDIS

Since talk began around the introduction of the National Disability Insurance Scheme (NDIS), CareWest has been working towards ensuring we are in a position to be ready to provide flexible and responsive service deli...

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28
Jan

Therapy Farm the first of its kind for Nursing Home

Imagine having lived on a farm or in a home with a garden and animals for much of your life and then one day you find yourself, in your golden years, in a nursing or retirement home. Those daily things you loved do...

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12
Jan

CareWest at TEDx Orange

The challenge of social engagement is compounded in regional and rural Australia. In this TEDxOrange talk, CareWest's Eevon Chia explores creating links between people to foster social inclusion. More info

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28
Oct

New website goes live for fresh start

For anyone who has undertaken the redevelopment of a website, you will know just how time-consuming and fiddly it can be. We at CareWest have just undertaken this mammoth task to bring you a more informative, user-fr...

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27
Oct

New Human and Community Services research scholarship launched

CareWest’s President, George Blackwell and CEO Tim Curran recently launched a Human and Community Services Research Scholarship. Honours and postgraduate research students at Charles Sturt University will have the o...

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23
Oct

Social Links for Social Inclusion

Aside from challenges accessing health and medical services, seniors living in regional Australia also face barriers when accessing social and community organisations. Social isolation may give rise to feelings of anx...