Telepresence Robot Keeps Wollongong Man Connected to Family and Carers During COVID

on Monday, January 18, 2021

A retirement village resident of IRT Links Seaside Wollongong has caught a glimpse of the future after being selected to test drive an Ohmni telepresence robot in his home.

85th Anniversary Celebrations at Resthaven Aberfoyle Park

on Friday, January 15, 2021

In December 2020, Resthaven Aberfoyle Park celebrated Resthaven’s 85th anniversary with a day of nostalgia.

How to Have a Conversation About Aged Care

on Thursday, January 14, 2021

Approaching an ageing loved one about entering residential aged care can be daunting. Many older people have a fear of being ‘sent to an old age home’ and most of the time they want to continue living in their own home – because that is where it feels familiar and safe to them. But there will come a time where you may notice someone you care about reach a point where they are struggling to take care of themselves, or their home, like they used to.

What Does a Homemaker Do in 2021?

on Tuesday, January 12, 2021

The Group Homes Australia (GHA) model is firmly built on the belief that people living with dementia thrive in a home environment. GHA homes are ordinary homes, on ordinary suburban streets, where 6 to 10 residents live together. Residents have 24-hour care, provided by a team of staff called ‘Homemakers’.

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