Reducing the risks of Dementia

Reducing the risks of Dementia

What is dementia? Dementia is not a specific condition or disease. It is a term that is used to describe a range of symptoms associated…

Dementia Care
A -Z Alzheimers

A -Z Alzheimers

There are many facets involve with Alzheimer’s disease. Learn the A-Z’s of Alzheimer’s disease with CareAbout’s alphabetical list Alzheimer facts and stats. A is for…

Dementia Care
What is Alzheimer’s disease?

What is Alzheimer’s disease?

Defining Alzheimer’s disease Alzheimer’s disease is the most common form of dementia. Dementia is the general term used to describe a range of symptoms associated…

Dementia Care
Customer Story: Sofia and Nadia

Customer Story: Sofia and Nadia

Sofia recently chose one of CareAbout’s trusted providers as her Home Care Package provider. Sofia’s granddaughter Nadia says that they looked at many options and…

Home Care Package
Dealing with embarrassing behaviour: tips for family members and carers

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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The People's Guide to Home Care
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The People's Guide to Home Care
10 herbs & spices to boost your immunity

10 herbs & spices to boost your immunity

Have you noticed that a lot of people are getting sick lately? While, thankfully, it’s not coronavirus, there does seem to be a high rate…

Lifestyle
NDIS: what can you expect after a Morrison re-election?

NDIS: what can you expect after a Morrison re-election?

Scott Morrison’s “miracle” re-election was a bit of a surprise to most! So, what does it mean for the NDIS? The Liberal National Party Coalition’s…

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

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…

Aged Care in Australia
What is Dementia?

What is Dementia?

Have you got a family member or friend showing signs of dementia? Or maybe they’ve already being diagnosed with a form of dementia? Perhaps you’re worried about some of your own behavior. Here is some basic information that will help you to understand dementia.

Dementia Care
Symptoms of Dementia

Symptoms of Dementia

A diagnosis of dementia can and should only be made by a medical professional. Many symptoms associated with dementia are also associated with other, less impactful conditions – and can be treated. However, it is often after observing signs around the home that a family member or friend raises concerns about the possibility of dementia in a loved one. So it is certainly good to be aware of the symptoms.

Dementia Care
Person centred dementia care

Person centred dementia care

Once you or a loved one has been diagnosed with a form of dementia, you may become bombarded with terms and expressions that you are unfamiliar with. One of them will be person-centered dementia care. The information in this post provides the basics on person-centered dementia care.

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