Tag Archives: Alzheimers

10 Questions you need to ask

With the media in Australia still hitting back at the figures that show aged care facilities spend $6 a day per resident on food – it’s essential to know how well your loved one will be eating in care. Continue reading

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Sleep essential for brain function in elderly | Aged Care Insite

Home | News | Sleep essential for brain function in elderlySleep essential for brain function in elderlyBy: Kirstie Chlopicki in News, Top Stories January 18, 2018 0Researchers investigating how the brain could be made more resistant to age-related decline have … Continue reading

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Dementia Village

The Dementia Village provides hope where the residents should feel comfortable in their surroundings, and are provided with a lifestyle that relates to who they are and the life they have lived. Let’s have more of it. Continue reading

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End of life care in aged care homes

A question to ask the Nursing Home prior to entry, as a person nearing the end of their life may need to leave if the aged care home can’t provide the care and support that’s needed. Continue reading

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My BIG wish for 2018

Join us and have your say, we need to know that the nursing facilities are more like ‘homes’  and we would be happy to live in them in our latter years of life.    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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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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