Dementia Village

I was delighted to hear the news last night that the Dementia Village proposed for Tasmania is a little more than just a thought.

“The project is a collaboration between aged care provider Glenview Community Services and health sector superannuation fund HESTA, which will kick in $19 million.  The Commonwealth Government is also providing funding”. as stated by ABC News   read more…

This is closer to patient centered care, but I also acknowledge this is an extreme example that is not possible in every care facility.    I hope we see more of it throughout Australia, or  at least something similar where the residents feel comfortable in their surroundings, and are provided with a lifestyle that relates to who they are and the life they have lived.

About Von Cam

Business Owner of Special Care Clothing Solutions. I design and retail clothing for people with limited mobility or disability. Founder and Chairperson for SpecialCare Central Inc. which is an information portal Linking People with Disability, Aged Care Citizens and Carers and Families to Service Providers. Secretary at Older People Speak Out, an advocacy group for Seniors rights.
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