Aged Care in Australia

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Dealing with embarrassing behaviour: tips for family members and carers

Are your elderly parents acting up? Things like swearing, inappropriate comments, anger and declining personal hygiene are far more common than you might think. You…

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Intergenerational care: child’s play benefits young and old!

What is intergenerational care? Intergenerational care brings together two different generations both requiring care. Older adults living in an Aged Care Home, are partnered with…

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The truth about aged care – why we need a Royal Commission

The announcement of a Royal Commission into Aged Care will throw the doors open on widespread systemic issues impacting millions of Australians. There’s been dozens…

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When mum doesn’t want aged care

Australians are a stoic lot. We don’t like to ask for help and this trait doesn’t go away as we get older, if anything it’s…

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When your loved one needs help but won’t accept it

Australians are a stoic lot. We don’t like to ask for help and this trait doesn’t go away as we get older, if anything it’s…

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5 things we learnt in 2017

The end of a year is a time to connect with family and friends and a time to reflect on what lessons you’ve learnt. At…

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Time to ask for help – 7 signs your loved one needs support

Humans tend to be stoic. We like doing things our own way and under our own steam. We value our independence, our free will and…

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Five signs that your loved one isn’t coping

Is it time for help? It’s not uncommon for people to find it hard to admit that they’re no longer coping at home. This can…

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