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Featured Facilities – IRT Thomas Holt and IRT Berala on the Park

News | 6th December 2019

At Balance, we believe it is important that you know some of the facilities that are potential options for aged care for you and your loved ones. Today we feature IRT Thomas Holt and IRT Berala on the Park.   IRT Thomas Holt IRT Group amalgamated with Thomas Holt in 2019, forming IRT Thomas Holt. Operating across […]

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So, what has come out of the Royal Commission so far

News | 1st October 2019

The Royal Commission into Safety & Quality in Residential Aged Care & Home Care, does not seem to have come up with the extreme revelations that came out of the Banking & Financial Royal Commission. That is not to say that the aged care industry is perfect, far from it. However, to put perspective around […]

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Winner of the $250 referral voucher

News | 5th April 2019

Each quarter we select a winner from those people who have referred other clients to us, for aged care assistance. We appreciate the referral and hence draw a winner each quarter and offer them voucher to the value of $250. The winner for March 2019 is Anna Geracitano! Thank you Anna for your support.

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How do you want your tax dollars spent?

News | 3rd April 2019

Scott Morison promised to add only $362m for residential Aged Care, but offered: $2.2 Billion road safety 29th March $10 billion (Joint venture Victorian Govt.) airport rail link 13/3/2019 $3.5 Billion climate solutions $5.3 Billion transport infrastructure spent in South Australia (last 5 years) $4.2 Billion in Foreign Aid in 2018   The aged care […]

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Volunteering in Aged Care

News | 3rd April 2019

One of the major problems expressed by some residents in Aged Care, is that the nursing staff does not have enough time to spend with them. We are all social creatures, and despite many facilities having quite considerable activities programs, some residents still feel lonely. One of those interviewed on the Four Corners stories, asked […]

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Mac turns 100!

News | 3rd April 2019

Congratulations to Archibald (Mac) Macintosh and his wife Joyce celebrating his 100th birthday at RSL Lifecare at Lyneham in ACT, with our colleague Fiona. Good on you Mac turning 100, If I make it that far I hope I look as good as you. Love the birthday boy ribbon, and please show us the letter […]

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TV Advertisements and YouTube content.

News | 29th March 2019

Over the last couple of months, you may have seen our first bunch of TV advertisements circling the airwaves. In case you have missed them, we have finally made a YouTube channel and uploaded the advertisements there for you to see. With the YouTube channel, we intend to upload more content in the upcoming months […]

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Four Corners Story on Aged Care

News | 3rd October 2018

The Four Corners Story about Abuse & Neglect in aged care, which was run Monday 17th September & Monday 24th September on the ABC, demonstrated serious & offensive behavior by some staff in aged care facilities.  The story finished with a comment of “Who Cares”, but it should have said “Who pays”. I have been […]

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Our new Logo

News | 3rd October 2018

 The Old                              […]

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Winner of the $250 Dinner Voucher

News | 3rd October 2018

Each quarter we select a winner from those people who have referred other clients to us, for aged care advice. We appreciate the referral and hence draw a winner each quarter and offer them a dinner for two to the value of $250. The winner for September 2018 is Cathy Chan! Thank you Cathy for your […]

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