Elder abuse is currently being highlighted across all media. Sadly, elder abuse happens in Australia – it happens in our communities and happens in some aged care facilities – but not in all aged care facilities.Read More
Stage one of the three trial phase was completed in July at Killean in Inverell. Conducted by Australia’s leading virtual reality (VR) lab at Deakin University, the first stage of testing allowed the Deakin Team to collect data and gain feedback from the senior recruitments. The simulator is now back at Deakin University, undergoing further developments for the next phase of testing.Read More
There are many factors that lead to loneliness and isolation, including not having access to transport, especially if the person is located in a remote regional area, not having the opportunity to leave the house as there is a loved one that requires full time care or simply if a person doesn’t know where to find social events or how to get involved in local clubs.Read More
Recent studies have shown that green spaces have a direct link with better cognitive health. As published in Environmental Health Perspectives a recent study highlighted that people living in greener neighbours lose cognitive functions at a slower rate, than people located in condensed, urban areas.Read More
We’re very proud and excited to be one of the world’s first users of PainChek at our Killean Residential Aged Care Facility.
PainChek is the world’s first smart phone pain assessment and monitoring device.
With the new management and operation of the Kolora Residential Aged Care Facility, 5 Permanent employees have transitioned to the McLean Care® Team!Read More
A big congratulations to our Newest Australian Citizen- Catalina!
Catalina is one of our wonderful Home Care Employees, who came to Australia from the Philippine’s and has become our newest Australian Citizen.
Enjoy a delicious, easy to make cottage pie! Click "Read More" for the recipe.Read More
McLean Care’s® Home and Community Services in the Darling Downs were proud to engage with our local Indigenous community to celebrate our local mob and recognise the contribution of our mothers, aunties and sisters in our community. This years theme being “because of her we can”.Read More
Federal Government funding arrangements for the Commonwealth Home Support Programme (CHSP) have been extended for up to two years from 1 July 2018.Read More