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Home Care For Someone With Dementia

HOW DO YOU CARE FOR SOMEONE WITH DEMENTIA?

Dementia is medically described as a collection of symptoms that are associated with a sharp decline in memory and other thinking skills. The condition is severe enough to significantly reduce a person’s ability to perform day-to-day tasks. Caring for someone who has dementia is a difficult job and dementia caregivers

Men Working in Home Care

Number of Men Working in Care Slowly Increasing, Evidence Suggests

If you were to enter a care home, respite centre or the like, you often wouldn’t be too surprised to find the vast majority of staff being female. Many men tend not pursue careers in the industry, which is often attributed to a number of social and economic factors and

Dementia Australia Report

Dementia Australia Report Raises Concerns over Awareness

A recent report released by Dementia Australia, which was previously Alzheimer’s Australia, has highlighted concerns over lack of awareness when it comes to this condition. Another recent study amongst dementia patients and home carers highlighted lack of knowledge about services such as community groups, dementia day centre facilities, and other

Dental Aged Care

Nationwide Dental Aged Care to be Introduced in the New Year

When it comes to aged care, there are various services that elderly people across Australia can access. This includes home care services and medical care at home. However, when it comes to dental care, many elderly people suffer because they are unable to get around in order to visit the

Dementia Community Services

Dementia Community Services Could Prove Invaluable to Those with Early Stage Dementia

Researchers from a university in Queensland have recently highlighted concerns over the low level of uptake when it comes to community services for those with early-stage dementia. Researchers and health professionals from Griffith University have been looking into this issue as part of a recent study. They claim that many

Residential Home Care

Rationing and Neglect the Result of Residential Care Home Understaffing and Cost Cuts

A worrying new report, which was published recently in the Sydney Morning Herald, has highlighted the woes of those in residential care homes. According to the report, severe understaffing and cost-cutting at residential care homes have led to an increase in rationing and neglect. One residential care worker spoke out

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