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Older Australians & Living With Chronic Pain

According to statistics, one in three older Australians live with chronic pain. It's a common challenge that many older individuals face as they age.

Conditions like arthritis, back pain, and other age-related issues can make life challenging for many older Australians. But there's hope! With the right care and support, they can find relief and regain their independence.

Supporting Physical Health and Mobility

Chronic pain can take a toll on physical health and mobility, making it harder for older Australians to stay active and enjoy life to the fullest. That's where Careseekers workers come in! Our dedicated aged care workers are passionate about helping their clients live comfortably and independently. They're skilled in providing assistance with daily activities, mobility support, and exercises to improve strength and flexibility.

Embracing Emotional Well-being

Dealing with chronic pain can be emotionally taxing. Feelings of frustration, loneliness, and even depression might arise. But sufferers of chronic pain don't have to face it alone! Careseekers workers offer more than just physical assistance; they provide companionship and a caring presence to brighten their clients' days. By providing positive and supportive care, they can help their clients cope better with the emotional challenges of chronic pain.

Ensuring Quality Sleep

A good night's sleep is essential for anyone, especially for older Australians living with chronic pain. However, sleep disturbances are common in this group, leading to a lack of restorative rest. Careseekers workers understand the significance of quality sleep for pain management and overall well-being. With their support, their clients can establish better sleep routines and find ways to alleviate discomfort for a more peaceful slumber.

Finding the Perfect Care Match

At Careseekers, we believe in choice and empowerment. We understand that the right care match can make a world of difference for older Australians dealing with chronic pain. That's why our user-friendly platform allows care seekers to search for workers based on specific criteria, such as experience, skills, and shared interests. This way, people seeking aged care workers can connect with care workers who genuinely understand their unique needs and provide personalised care tailored just for them.

Chronic pain affects a significant number of Older Australians, but they don't have to face it alone. Careseekers workers are here to offer care, support, and companionship, improving their physical health, emotional well-being, and overall quality of life. With the right care match and genuine relationships, Older Australians can find comfort and empowerment in their journey to managing chronic pain.

To find disability support services, please visit www.careseekers.com.au/services/disability-support-workers

To find aged care services, please visit www.careseekers.com.au/services/aged-care-workers

To become a care or support worker, please visit www.careseekers.com.au/carer

To make a referral, please visit https://www.careseekers.com.au/referrals