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Diversity

Diversity Framework 2017-2025

Our society is more diverse than ever and at Bolton Clarke, diversity in all of its forms is respected and celebrated. The Bolton Clarke Diversity Framework 2017-2025 is an organisation-wide strategy to better understand and respond to the diverse needs and choices of our clients, residents, workforce and other customers.

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Master your Mind

Is stress affecting your day-to-day life? Create a toolbox of techniques to manage stress. ‘Master your mind’ is a FREE community information session about managing symptoms of stress. It also touches on hearing loss. This information session will give you the tools to recognise, manage and help prevent unhealthy levels of stress. It will also...

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Healthy Skin

Your skin changes as you age and is less able to protect and heal itself. Learn how to improve and maintain skin health. Did you know that the average person’s skin weighs 4kg, has a surface area of 1.75m and accounts for 7% of their body weight? Skin changes as we age and is less...

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Healthy Brain, Healthy Body

Happy people live longer, have stronger immune systems and have improved coping skills. Learn how to experience happiness and satisfaction at any age. ‘Healthy Brain, Healthy Body’ is a FREE community information session about positive ageing. Did you know that longevity is 30% due to genetics and 70% due to your environment? Happy people live...

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Healthy Bladder

‘Healthy Bladder’ is a community information session all about bladder health. Learn simple tips and exercises to improve control and prevent future bladder problems. There are 4.8 million Australians living with bladder weakness. It’s a common condition, so if it’s something that you face in your daily life, you’re not alone. This information session will teach...

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Falls Prevention

One third of people over the age of 65 fall at least once per year, and around half of these are in and around the home. In this FREE one hour session, learn why we fall and what steps you can take to reduce the risk of falling. All attendees will receive information, including exercises...

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CPR & Defibrillation basics

What’s more important than knowing how to save a life? In an emergency situation, acting in the first few minutes could mean the difference between life and death. Learn the basics of resuscitation and how to use a defibrillator. ‘CPR & Defibrillation Basics’ is a FREE community information session that will teach you the basics of...

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Healthy Eating and Nutrition

“Who could live without flavour? Flavour is pleasure as well as health. It’s so vital to life” – Maggie Beer ‘Healthy Eating & Nutrition’ is a FREE community information session to help you get more out of life. Join us to learn about nutrition and how to get the most out of every day. This information...

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Diversity

Digital Diversity Stories

Six client/resident stories have been developed as interactive Digital Diversity Stories for use in workforce training and development programs. Each story has a specific focus: CALD, Aboriginal, LGBTI, Veteran, Wound and Elder Abuse but also presents the multiple diversity characteristics and holistic needs of each client/resident. Diversity stories are an integral part of identifying, understanding...

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Fact Sheets, Health Guides

Information on caring for a Stoma in Vietnamese

Bolton Clarke provides a series of information handouts on different health topics. Information on caring for a Stoma in Vietnamese covers information such as: What is a stoma? A guide to eating and drinking; A guide to managing constipation; Caring for a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy; Healthy bowel habits; Hints for a patient with a...

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Fact Sheets, Health Guides

Information on caring for a Stoma in Macedonian

Bolton Clarke has a series of information handouts on different health topics. Information on caring for a Stoma in Macedonian covers information such as: What is a stoma? A guide to eating and drinking; A guide to managing constipation; Caring for a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy; Healthy bowel habits; Hints for a patient with a...

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Fact Sheets, Health Guides

Information on caring for a Stoma in Italian

Bolton Clarke provides a series of information handouts on different health topics. Information on caring for a Stoma in Italian covers information such as: What is a stoma? A guide to eating and drinking; A guide to managing constipation; Caring for a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy; Healthy bowel habits; Hints for a patient with a...

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Fact Sheets, Health Guides

Information on caring for a Stoma in Greek

Bolton Clarke provides a series of information handouts on different health topics. Information on caring for a Stoma in Greek covers information such as: What is a stoma? A guide to eating and drinking; A guide to managing constipation; Caring for a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy; Healthy bowel habits; Hints for a patient with a...

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Fact Sheets, Health Guides

Information on Caring for a Stoma in Chinese

Bolton Clarke provides a series of information handouts on different health topics. Information on caring for a Stoma in Chinese covers information such as: What is a stoma? A guide to eating and drinking; A guide to managing constipation; Caring for a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy; Healthy bowel habits; Hints for a patient with a...

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Health Guides, Quick Guides

Information on caring for a Stoma in English

Bolton Clarke provides a series of information handouts on different health topics. Information on caring for a Stoma in English covers information such as: What is a stoma? A guide to eating and drinking; A guide to managing constipation; Caring for a colostomy, ileostomy or urostomy; Healthy bowel habits; Hints for a patient with a...

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Talking Books

Information on Dementia in English – Talking Book

Bolton Clarke has a series of Talking Books and information handouts on different health topics. Information on Dementia in English covers information such as: what is Dementia; what can I do if I have dementia Dementia; and communicating with a person who has Dementia.

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Health Guides, Talking Books

Information on Dementia in Vietnamese – Talking Book

Bolton Clarke has a series of Talking Books and information handouts on different health topics. Information on Dementia in Vietnamese covers information such as: what is Dementia; what can I do if I have dementia Dementia; and communicating with a person who has Dementia.

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Health Guides, Talking Books

Information on Type 2 Diabetes in Vietnamese – Talking Book

Bolton Clarke has a series of Talking Books and information handouts on different health topics. Information on Type 2 Diabetes in Vietnamese, covers information such as: What is Diabetes? Living with Diabetes Diabetes nutrition Managing your physical health Monitoring blood sugar levels You can read or listen to the ‘Information on Type 2 Diabetes in...

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Health Guides, Talking Books

Information on Type 2 Diabetes in Greek – Talking Book

Bolton Clarke has a series of Talking Books and information handouts on different health topics. Information on Type 2 Diabetes in Greek, covers information such as: What is Diabetes? Living with Diabetes Diabetes nutrition Managing your physical health Monitoring blood sugar levels You can read or listen to the ‘Information on Type 2 Diabetes in...

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Health Guides, Talking Books

Information on Type 2 Diabetes in Italian – Talking Book

Bolton Clarke has a series of Talking Books and information handouts on different health topics. Information on Type 2 Diabetes in Italian, covers information such as: What is Diabetes? Living with Diabetes Diabetes nutrition Managing your physical health Monitoring blood sugar levels You can read or listen to the ‘Information on Type 2 Diabetes in...

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Health Guides, Talking Books

Information on Medicines in English – Talking Book

Bolton Clarke has a series of Talking Books and information handouts on different health topics. Information on Medicines in English, covers information such as, why do we take medicines, different types of medicines as well as organising and storing your medicines. Click to find out more.

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Health Guides, Talking Books

Information on Type 2 Diabetes in Macedonian – Talking Book

Bolton Clarke has a series of Talking Books and information handouts on different health topics. Information on Type 2 diabetes in Macedonian, covers information such as, what is diabetes, diabetic living and diabetes nutrition. Click to find out more.

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Health Guides

Four easy ways to stop the spread of infection

As we experience one of the worst flu seasons in Australia, here are four easy ways we can all help prevent the spread of infections amongst our family, friends and communities.

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Quick Guides

A Translation Standard that helps us produce quality information

At Bolton Clarke we want to provide translated and easy to understand information wherever possible in many languages. We have developed a Translation Standard that ensures our translations are of good quality and information is easy to understand. All translations produced at Bolton Clarke are developed against the Translation Standard. The Translation Standard can assist consumers to make better choices and decisions about their health and care.

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Quick Guides

Getting Started with Residential Aged Care

Whether you’re a quiet thinker, social and outgoing or have a cheeky sense of humour, your characteristics have made you who you are. And from being a footy fan, great cook, musician or gardener, your passions are what drive you. Respecting your unique story is a hallmark of Bolton Clarke Residential Aged Care. If you’re...

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Fact Sheets

Residential Aged Care Services, Costs, Eligibility and Funding Explained

What are Residential Aged Care Services? At Bolton Clarke Residential Aged Care, we understand that while the years have changed some things about you, you’re still the same person you’ve always been. Respecting your unique story is one of our key hallmarks. If you’re a resident, you and your family can count on being supported...

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Fact Sheets

Our Services Explained

Why choose Bolton Clarke As Australia’s most experienced independent living services organisation, Bolton Clarke supports you to live the best life possible. Our long-held values of kindness and respect are at the heart of everything we do – and we’ll always put your needs first. Every day, and in all we do, our promise is...

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Fact Sheets

What are Home Care Packages?

Many of our Home Nursing, Home Assistance and health and wellbeing services can be accessed via Home Care Packages. A Home Care Package is a fixed amount of money provided by the Australian Government to help support people who want to retain their independence and lifestyle, and continue to live in their own home for...

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Fact Sheets

At Home Support Services, Costs and Funding Explained

What is At Home Support? Bolton Clarke At Home Support is our range of practical, adaptable services to help you retain your independence at home. Whether you’re getting back on your feet after a hospital stay, would like a helping hand in the garden or need a lift to and from the shops, we’re here...

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