Yesterday our Presenter Tammy Judd went out to give a presentation to the Combined Probus of Mallala, which is an amazing group that meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month. Presentations such as these gives us an opportunity to share not only what Country Home Services does but also a chance to explain just how we can help people through the services we provide. Tammy also explained the type of funded services that are available including Home Care Packages along with how My Aged Care works and how to access My Aged Care in order to obtain funded services. We also share just how flexible we are in providing services and that we really can help you to maintain the lifestyle you love.
At Country Home Services we are very proud of our staff who provide some amazing work in our organisation. So we would like to say a big congratulations to Tammy, Lauren and Catherine who have reached over 5 years of service. Thank you so much for your contribution to Country Home Services.
In the photo, these three staff members Tammy Judd, Lauren Donnellan and Catherine Balfour-Ogilvy are presented with a beautiful engraved glass from CEO Craig Stanbridge, to mark the occasion. We would like to say congratulations to all three of them and to thank them for their outstanding work for our organisation.
We have just released our lastest Client Newsletter which includes information on our new Chairman of our Board, how to prepare for the summer ahead, our CHSP Incentive Program and so much more. If you are interested in reading our lastest Newsletter then click on this link
On behalf of everyone at Country Home Services we would like to wish you all a Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
Also just a reminder we are open on all days over Christmas except Public Holidays.
Feros care, who deliver NDIS services in our local community are offering drop-in support sessions across the Barossa (in Nuriootpa, Mount Pleasant and Lyndoch) and Gawler. They will be available to assist you with information about the NDIS. For more information then please click on this link
Struggling with the My Aged Care website or phone service?
Are you, a friend or relative requiring practical assistance in navigating the My Aged Care system? Facilitated by COTA SA and funded by Country SA PHN, trusted and trained local Aged Care Peer Champions will assist you to access the information you need and help you navigate the My Aged Care system. Free assistance is available over the telephone initially, and a local Peer Champion can meet with you face to face if required. For more information, please download this attached flyer.
Last week, Tanya & Paula from our Kadina office participated at the COTA community information session at the Kadina Town Hall. It was an opportunity for people to find out more information of the aged care system, My Aged Care, aged care providers and services available in your region. There were informative talks and plenty of stalls from various service providers. Despite it being a warm day, it was very successful with plenty of opportunities for us to talk to people from the local region.
Be Connected is an Australian Government initiative aimed at increasing the confidence, skills and online safety of older Australians in using digital technology. Through Be Connected, older Australians will be able to access a wide range of resources such as learning the basics of how to connect online including how to use a digital device, be safe online, sending emails, how to use Facebook and other social media, shopping online, how to share holiday photos with family, and much more.
For more information visit - https://beconnected.esafety.gov.au