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Confused by recent letters from My Aged Care? We’re here to help!

Confused by recent letters from My Aged Care? We’re here to help!

Confused about Home care? We’re here to help! The Australian Government, through its My Aged Care website recently introduced a number of changes to home care packages, giving consumers greater choice, control and flexibility in the way they receive home care services, and how those services are delivered. If you are considering getting home care, with so much information out…

Hearty Irish Stew

Hearty Irish Stew

  Who can resist a hearty slow-cooked stew as the cold weather sets in? This Irish stew recipe is not only delicious but with lots of veggies, it is good for you too! Ingredients 1/4 cup plain flour 1.2kg lamb forequarter chops, trimmed 1/4 cup olive oil 1 brown onion, finely chopped 2 celery stalks, chopped 2 carrots, peeled, cut…

Protect yourself from the Flu

Protect yourself from the Flu

  As a nurse practitioner, I’m often asked about the effectiveness of Flu vaccines. As you get older we become more susceptible to the flu and medical professionals tell us that having a flu vaccination is a safe and effective way to protect yourself against getting the flu this winter. Once again, this year, Southern Cross Care was very pleased…