Hey Centrelink, have you thought about making your website user friendly

I have a university degree and have worked in social services for more years than I would like to admit. But I can’t for the life of me find the information I need on your website. I often find myself needing to support clients to access your services, and today is no different to any […]

Being elderly ………….

Imagine the day everyone you grew up with is dead or dying. The world you live in, you no longer understand. Everything is so complex now, you can no longer do banking and shopping like you used to. Not only is your physical health a barrier, but the systems and procedures for theses every day […]

Finding Home

Its embarrassing to even have the word care in our kinship care system. Day after day horror stories arise of kids being sent to live with family they may never have met. A social worker would pick them up maybe from the family home or police station, then dump them with the mystery family member. […]

Elder Abuse Campaign was a big F U to carers and the elderly ……. thanks for caring Australian Government

Recently Australians were bombarded with Elder abuse week campaigns. Don’t get me wrong, hurting and neglecting the elderly is bad….very bad. But the thing that got on my goat, was the radio and Tv campaigns of our government. Big brashy headings and lines such as “the government wants top stamp out elder abuse”, “call this […]