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Nurse service lends support to dementia carers

By on Monday, May 12, 2014

A Western Australian nurse service dedicated to the carers of people living with dementia has doubled its reach to include Perth’s south suburbs.

The official launch of McCusker Nurse South will take place tonight in the presence of its patron, His Excellency Mr Malcolm McCusker.  

Long lives live on

By on Thursday, May 8, 2014

As part of their year ten religious education studies, students of Bundoora’s Parade College are getting to know the residents of a local aged care facility, capturing their stories on camera so they will be remembered for years to come.

The students will use a range of multimedia tools, including their new iPads, to complete the project. To the residents’ discretion, the finished product can be used to forge a digital footprint of their lives in the blogosphere.

Tailored support for younger people with dementia

By on Wednesday, May 7, 2014

Adults as young as 30 are being diagnosed with early-onset dementia, research from Alzheimer’s Australia shows.

The condition commonly associated with ageing currently effects around 24,700 Australians under the age of 65.

The HOME experience

By on Monday, May 5, 2014

Brienna Marsh spent last Christmas at the aged care facility where her elderly grandparents now live, an experience the 25-year-old artist described as “not ideal.”

Moments like these were the source of Macnish’s latest work commmisioned by Next Wave Festival, HOME.

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