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Don’t let Downsizing be the ultimate overwhelming stressful event.

For anyone further along their life journey who is farewelling the family home after many years, the “items” challenge can be very confronting. It is often claimed that moving can be “one of life’s most stressful events”, so a downsizing move can be the ultimate overwhelming and stressful event.  For many, sorting through a home with years […]

Finding Suitable Residential Aged Care

  There comes a time when an aged person needs to plan for their future or have reached a stage where they need the support of an aged care facility. In either situation the help of a professional Placement Consultant can be of tremendous assistance in making the complex decisions required to enter residential aged […]

AASP Team Learns About The Interface Between NDIS and Aged Care

The Australian Association of Service Providers (AASP) met for their last quarterly meeting of the year on December 1st 2020. New members Gabrielle Porter-Ryan, Peter Tribolet, David Miles, Lucy Duggan and Rachael Wass were welcomed. The addition of these members brings the total membership to 63. Guest Speaker Russell Shewin, General Manager NDIS Division at […]

Placement Services in the Spotlight at the Royal Commission

  Due to the complexities of the aged care system it is often difficult for those entering residential aged care and their families to navigate the system and to find the most suitable accommodation. To assist in this process placement services are often provided by social workers, nurses, or Placement Consultants with extensive knowledge of […]

Navigating the Complexities of Aged Care Costs

When considering the complexities of aged care costs for many families it can seem overwhelming. The best advice is for families to seek help from an aged care financial planner who has a sound understanding of residential aged care costing. We have summarised some of the key financials cwhen considering aged home care or residential […]

AASP Reflects On The Year

The Association of Age Service Professionals (AASP) is a not for profit professional association representing members working in the disability, retirement and aged care industries. AASP recently held it’s AGM via Zoom to reflect on industry changes in light of COVID19, to continue to support our members and celebrate our achievements over the last year. […]