Author Archives: yvonnec23

About yvonnec23

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.

Designed for dignity and respect

Yvonne from Special Care Clothing Solutions designs clothing to preserve the dignity and respect of people with limited mobility either in their own home, out shopping or in a nursing facility. A call was received from a Gentleman who needed … Continue reading

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When Are Older People Going To Realise That It’s Alright To Ask For Help?

As Fairfax Media reported, “the couple’s next of kin live overseas, so they were without family who could check up on their welfare. Continue reading

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Laugh Yourself To Good Health

Laughter is the best medicine. Continue reading

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Adaptive Clothing

Adaptive clothing for ease of dressing someone with limited mobility or stiff joints. Continue reading

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Alzheimer’s disease

It is so good to know that there is now so much information available to help families, who need support with a family member who might have Dementia. Continue reading

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Innovation Grants Support Dementia and Aged Care Choices

“The Australian Government is committed to supporting the aged care sector as it moves towards consumer-directed care, Continue reading

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Taking life for granted

Recent consideration of showing age, yet the mind still feels young. Continue reading

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Do Aged Care Staff Need More Dementia Education? | HelloCare

Dementia is the second leading cause of death in Australia, and there is no cure. – Australian Bureau of Statistics (2015) In Australia, it is estimated that there are more than 413,000 people living with dementia. Continue reading

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Tiny royals steal the show at Queen’s 91st birthday | Starts at 60

The Royal Family gathered at Buckingham Palace for Trooping the Colour. Source: Tiny royals steal the show at Queen’s 91st birthday | Starts at 60

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$70m Compensation to Manus Island detainees

Australians, let us stand up and object to this insane outcome. The in-principal agreement is yet to be approved by the court Continue reading

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