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 […]
March 13, 2017

More Parent Piracy

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. A recent Queensland court decision has thrown up some very worrying issues in relation to parents being fleeced by their children. The Facts Two elderly parents of limited means and with other children, provided the sum […]
January 19, 2017

Managing the Holiday Fall-Out

It’s not uncommon for Heather Hill Pathways to receive a flurry of “distress calls” after the Christmas period as many families try to come to terms with the increasing frailty and loss of independence of older family members. Heather Hill, Managing Director of Heather Hill Pathways, says, “When families get […]
January 16, 2017

The Tempatations of ‘Private’ Care

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. “A riddle wrapped in a mystery inside an enigma” so said Winston Churchill when ruminating about Russia’s intentions at the start of World War 2. In today’s context, he could just as easily have been […]
January 12, 2017
Heat Wave

Feeling Hot Hot Hot – Plan for the Heat

Summer has certainly arrived here in Australia, with many of us across the country experiencing a heatwave this week.  Heatwaves apparently kill more Australians than any other natural hazard (like bushfires, cyclones and floods) so it’s time to make sure you’re doing everything you can to minimize this statistic – […]
December 23, 2016

What did he want for Christmas? – His Mother-in-Law Out!

By Brian Herd, Partner at CRH Law, our Lead Legal Professionals at Heather Hill Pathways. There wasn’t much time for pleasantries with my new client, Barry when he came to see me just before Christmas last year.  He put it succinctly and passionately in the first few minutes of our discussion: […]
November 20, 2016

Not All Pathways Lead to Aged Care

One of our most recent Heather Hill Pathways clients, Mary, was a 91 year young lady who had been living in the same home for the last 70 years.  More recently she was becoming a little more frail and her doctor had recommended that it was time for her to […]
October 21, 2016

Timeless by Heather Hill

By Heather Hill, Managing Director at Heather Hill Pathways. I am very proud to announce that my daughter, Hayley Clarke, has just recently launched an adaptive clothing range that we have designed together to assist senior Australians to dress themselves with dignity and style! Timeless by Heather Hill is adaptive clothing […]