New cookbook for dementia carers

By on Tuesday, July 1, 2014

A new cookbook for carers of people with dementia was launched last week.

Native foodie and aged care advocate Maggie Beer presented the book, Don’t give me eggs that bounce, on Friday June 26 at the Risky Business 2 dementia conference in Sydney.

Moonee Ponds facility gets first five star rating under new system

By on Monday, June 30, 2014

Ardmillan Place in Moonee Ponds is the first aged care facility to receive a five star rating under the new Aged Care Rating System.

The home has recently undergone renovations, including the extension of a new luxury wing, Level Four East, which has rooms looking out over the spectacular panorama of Melbourne’s city skyline.

Government axes dementia and severe behaviours payment

By on Friday, June 27, 2014

Yesterday afternoon the Federal Government announced the termination of the Dementia and Severe Behaviours Supplement, a scheme introduced by the Labor Government to provide additional support to those suffering the most severe and debilitating symptoms of dementia.

The Assistant Minister for Social Services Mitch Fifield declared the Supplement had gone well beyond the budget allocated to it by the previous government.

No shying from controversy at international dementia conference

By on Thursday, June 26, 2014

Around 1000 delegates and a field of international experts are expected at the Sydney Hilton today to talk sex, drugs and rock and roll in the lives of people living with dementia.

Risky Business 2: This Time It’s Personal is a yearly dementia conference conducted by The Dementia Centre in partnership with HammondCare that tackles deeply personal issues effecting the 44 million people living with dementia around the world.

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