Did you know that the mortality rate from COVID-19 was reported to be 10-27% for those over 85, and 3-11% for those aged 65-84 by the CDC this year? What’s scary here in Australia, is that we are getting closer to peak season for the Flu, and it would be completely devasting if you or your loved ones were to catch both the Influenza virus and Corona virus at the same time. At Mobility Shop Direct, we highly recommend that you get vaccinated in April or May this year, and contact your GP or Pharmacist ahead of time to ensure...
If you or a loved one currently have a disability, you may have heard of the NDIS, and have questions such as what is the NDIS, when was the NDIS introduced, who is eligible for the NDIS, how do I apply for the NDIS, how does the NDIS work, and what can I claim on the NDIS. The goal of this blog post is to provide you with answers to the most commonly asked questions about the NDIS, and it is recommended you contact the NDIS directly on 1800 800 110 for more in-depth answers to any questions you...
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Nursing homes are a great way to ensure quality of life, comfort and give you peace of mind that you’ll be looked after, but many Australians would prefer to live independently for as long as they can.
If you are one of these fiercely independent Australians, then you will love our top tips to help you stay independent in the comfort of
- Tags: Airtasker App, Medico Packs, Online Banking, Online Groceries, Online Mobility Aids, Tips to Stay Independent
If you are Elderly or Disabled and live in an area at High Risk of Fire, then you might be Terrified about the Devastating Bushfires spreading throughout Australia, and the Risk they pose to your Survival especially with your Limited Mobility. What would you do if you woke up one day to the Smell of Oaky Smoke, High Pitched Sirens and Blazing Bushfires? It's probably not a scenario you want to envisage, but this highlights how Crucial it is for you to start Planning Now. Don't wait till you Hear a Siren... Don't wait till you Smell Smoke... Don't wait...
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Did You Know that Over 50% of Falls in Australia occur in the Home? Follow this Step-by-Step Guide to Prevent Falling at Home regardless of your age or your health status. Reducing Risk of Falls in Your Bedroom. Keep an easy to source of light near your bed e.g. lamp. Remove any tripping hazards and loose items off the floor. Use curtains or blinds to decrease daytime glare. Install a bedside grab/rail if you are at risk of falling at night. If bathroom is too far, get a bedside commode. Reducing Risk of Falls around Stairs and Hallways. Ensure adequate...
- Tags: Educational, Falls Awareness, FREE Home Safety Checklist, Reducing Falls at Home, Statistics of Falls
- Airtasker App
- Emergency Itinerary
- Emergency Kit
- Falls Awareness
- Fire Danger Ratings
- Flu Vaccination
- FREE Bushfire Survival Planning Template
- FREE Home Safety Checklist
- Health Promotion
- Leave Early to Survive
- Medico Packs
- Online Banking
- Online Groceries
- Online Mobility Aids
- Reducing Falls at Home
- Statistics of Falls
- Tips to Stay Independent