Tag Archives: Dementia

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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Can a Concussion Really Lead to Dementia?

How many times does a soccer player head a ball, get dizzy and think nothing of it… It could possibly be a mini stroke, as we have now been told. 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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Charlottes’ new coat

 Our business is to design clothing to provide dignity and comfort for the elderly, where colours, fabrics and styles can make all the difference. 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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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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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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