What are you doing this weekend?

CCNB want to help you Stay Well and Stay Connected and we have the solution for you from the comfort of your own home. Have you ever thought about doing a virtual tour somewhere you have never visited, or to visit a zoo on the other side of the world or maybe you fancy visiting some famous landmarks you have …

Awareness of phone scams regarding Home Care Packages

We have been made aware that there have been recent reports of scammers targeting Home Care Package recipients via phone. These scammers often start by offering a better Home Care Package and attempting to lure the client into making a payment of some description, including through the purchase of vouchers. In one reported case, a scammer advised the client they …

Financial Health and Wellbeing for over 65’s: Demystifying Aged Care

CCNB’s Information, Advice and Guidance Conversation Series focuses on issues that are important to people in our local community. In this session we will look at Financial Health and Wellbeing for people aged over 65: Demystifying Aged Care. Research confirms that people over 65 often ignore their financial situation and fail to plan ahead for their ageing care needs. We …

Financial Health and Wellbeing for over 65’s: Demystifying Aged Care

CCNB’s Information, Advice and Guidance Conversation Series focuses on issues that are important to people in our local community. In this session we will look at Financial Health and Wellbeing for people aged over 65: Demystifying Aged Care. Research confirms that people over 65 often ignore their financial situation and fail to plan ahead for their ageing care needs. We …

Comparing Apples with Oranges

People armed with an approved Home Care Package are a customer of choice, for most approved aged care providers. These approved aged care providers think that their “point of difference” is price. So they are quoting prices and in most cases trying to “undercut” their competition. But the “price war” can cause confusion and lead people to compare “apples with …