September 16, 2018
Brian Herd

When it comes to aged care – speed is of the essence!

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. If you’re a current full age pensioner and you need to consider moving into residential aged care, here is a salutary story about not dilly dallying when it comes to getting into action mode. We all […]
November 29, 2017
Brian Herd

From home to hospital to …?

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. This might sound familiar to some of you –”Your mum’s had a fall, she’s in hospital and she can’t go home” We suspect those words are often said each day by hospital staff to family members. […]
November 7, 2017

The Nursing Home is Forcing Dad to Move into a Shared Room!

By Heather Hill, Lead Nursing Specialist at Heather Hill Pathways. We recently had a family contact us when the nursing home their father was staying at had moved him from his single room to a shared room with another resident.  The nursing home had told the family at the time […]
September 11, 2017

More than just a move…

By Cameron Early, Managing Director at Golden Years Home Transitions, our Lead Home Transition Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. Meeting clients for the first time often requires tissues. No matter who made the decision, it is while sitting in the lounge room with a cup of tea in front of us, that […]
August 24, 2017

Toowoomba Seniors Expo

Heather and Helen Heather Hill along with Helen (our Pathways Coordinator) and Leon (our Toowoomba based Pathways Facilitator) had a wonderful day at the Toowoomba Seniors Expo as part of Queensland Seniors Week.  Thank you for welcoming us so warmly Toowoomba! Leon and Heather
August 23, 2017

Keep your spouse close but your parents closer

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. For all those baby boomers embarking on a long and sustained period of well-deserved and well-saved for later life pleasure (also known as ‘retiring’ ‘withdrawing’, ‘going away’, ‘leaving’ or ‘retreating’), – stop – think again – […]
May 9, 2017

Calling all Boomers – So you want to be your Parent’s Carer?

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. We do a lot of work in the area of family arrangements involving adult children providing care to, or for, their parent/s.  It is on the rise and likely to exponentially increase as we live longer […]
April 28, 2017

New Facility – St Luke’s Green Woolloongabba!

Greengate’s St Luke’s Green recently opened in the heart of Woolloongabba, creating even more retirement and aged care options for Brisbane residents. It offers 61 separate one, two and three bedroom apartments specifically tailored for independent living and assisted living, as well as a 60 suite boutique aged care home. […]
March 29, 2017

PPST! Some secrets about the refundable accommodation deposit (RAD) in Aged Care

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. Many families have been there – Mum has had a fall and is languishing in hospital.  The medical advice (and the hospital’s demand) is that she can’t go home but needs to go into an aged […]