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New Custodians get the tick of approval

Released: 12/03/2019

Managing the facility since 2017, McLean Care’s CWA House latest Aged Care Quality and Safety audit undertaken by the Australian Aged Care Quality Agency at the need of 2018, gave the new Custodians a tick of approval meeting all 44 expected outcomes of the accreditation standards.

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Local aged care residents make a clean sweep

Released: 12/03/2019

Residents at McLean Care can hardly contain themselves after making what you would call a clean sweep at the local agricultural show in Inverell. On March 1st-3rd several ladies participated in the Agricultural show and shared their artistic talents.

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Domestic Assistance for Seniors to stay safe at home

Released: 21/02/2019

McLean Care has been successful in obtaining additional funding to assist older people (65 years and older or 50 years and older for Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander) with domestic chores to maintain their capacity to manage everyday activities in a safe, secure and healthy home environment.

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Aged care crisis if Australians fail to plan

Released: 13/02/2019

Failing to plan for future aged care has been revealed as a common trend among older people prompting concerns of a future care crisis.

Australians are failing to make any plans to ensure they receive their preferred future aged care and many older Australians are not very confident that they, or the Government, will be able to fund their future care.

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Learn more about McLean Care® at your community forum

Released: 23/10/2018

McLean Care® invites the Guyra community to join us next Tuesday the 30th of October for a community forum at the Kolora Residential Facility. The community forum will be an excellent opportunity for members of the Guyra and surrounding communities to learn more about McLean Care® as an organisation and answer any questions you may have on the Kolora transition.

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New alliance will support the future of the Kolora Residential Facility in Guyra

Released: 25/06/2018

After a lengthy consultation and tender process, Armidale Regional Council, in collaboration with the Guyra Aged Care Advisory Committee, has announced that McLean Care® is the successful tenderer for the management and operations of the new state-of-the-art 32-bed Kolora Aged Care Facility in Guyra.

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Driving Change: Could Virtual Reality Be the Solution for Older Driver Road Safety?

Released: 20/06/2018

What might once have seemed impossible is about to become a reality. Award winning not for profit aged care provider – McLean Care, has partnered with the team from the CADET Virtual Reality (VR) Laboratory at Deakin University to make history.

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VR Technology steering older drivers in the right direction

Released: 20/06/18

The VR driving simulator is the first of its kind and will allow people in the New England and Northwest Region to experience driving in a safe and controlled environment.

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Deakin University in town to demonstrate New VR Technology

Released: 30/05/2018

YOU'RE INVITED to come meet the team from Australia’s leading virtual reality (VR) lab at Deakin University and have a hands-on experience of their Virtual Reality technology inventions for yourself.

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It’s never too early or too late to talk about aged care

Released: 16/05/18

If living in your family home is important to you as you age, then plan now for a future that will support your choices about the way you want to live your life in the future.

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