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An aged care nurse has been awarded a large damages award for injuries sustained at an understaffed nursing home As there are no current compliance’s or mandates that indicate staff to resident ratios within residential aged care homes, this may not beRead More…
Stimulating the brain is very important and here you see Rostislav have the group work through simple math equations and receive positive feed back for their results
Here are some simple exercises that you are able to engage in with your loved one
What’s One of the Most Important Attributes as a Carer? The following information provided from Gary Barg from a CareGiver site is really simple and really quite handy for carers. “What is the most important attribute you need to possessRead More…
More time to spend with residents is the wished-for priority of many aged care nurses, according to research conducted by the NSWNA. New research by the NSWNA has found a lack of staff and higher incidents of dementia among residents is increasing theRead More…
A life story book is a wonderful resource in helping a sufferer of Alzheimer’s or advanced dementia. It helps carers know the persons life and their experiences and reminds people that this person was once vibrant, living and enjoying life, as we do.
Although your loved one may suffer from Alzheimer’s they still need stimulation. If you are able to share activities and time with them, it will be a very beneficial time for the both of you.
Being a carer is a 24 hour, 7 day a week job and it is often carried out whilst also caring after your own immediate family and working.
Alzheimer’s Australia is a leading resource that is able to offer support when you need it. Listen to Elisabeth and she will give you an overview.
Dementia sufferers have a different set of needs when in comes to safety, especially in the home.