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The Goverment Must End the Home Care Package Waitlist

on Friday, September 25, 2020

Anglican not-for-profit aged care provider, Benetas, joins the choir of voices in Australia calling for the Australian Government to end the Home Care Package waitlist in its upcoming federal budget.

Take Time to Support People Living with Dementia

on Thursday, September 24, 2020

Patience and taking time are simple measures that people can take to support those living with dementia to continue to live full and active lives. During Dementia Action Week (21-27 September) Dementia Australia is sharing tips to help people understand how they can make a positive difference in the lives of people living with dementia.

Celebrating Seniors and Their Dedicated Volunteers

on Thursday, September 24, 2020

International Day of Older Persons on Tuesday 1 October will be a special time for residents at Mercy Place Edgewater.

Dementia Action Week – A Little Support Makes a Lot of Difference

on Wednesday, September 23, 2020

Dementia Action Week is on 21- 27 September 2020 and this year’s theme is Dementia. A little support makes a lot of difference. Dementia affects close to half a million Australians and the number is set to double in the next 25 years. Dementia has become the leading cause of death among Australian women, and remains the second leading cause of death across all Australians.

Discrimination a real issue for people living with dementia, survey finds

on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Three out of four people who live with dementia say people don’t keep in touch like they used to, while 65 per cent say people they know have been avoiding or excluding them, results from a Dementia Australia survey have found.

Aged Care Residents Rocking it with their Kindy Friends

on Tuesday, September 22, 2020

Young ‘pioneers’ from Discover My World Early Learning Centre were bursting with excitement during a recent rock hunt at Engadine Town Square, eagerly waving and calling out to the Moran Engadine residents who were watching from their balconies above.

Tips to better support people living with dementia released every day as part of Dementia Action Week

on Monday, September 21, 2020

This week, for Dementia Action Week – from 21 September-27 September - Dementia Australia is sharing daily tips showing simple, yet effective, ways to support people living with dementia.

Can I Still Access Aged Care Services During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

on Monday, September 21, 2020

Yes! You can still access a range of aged care services during this time, and encourage you to make use of support when you can. Aged care providers are still delivering their services, whether that be in-home care or residential care, even if it is in a slightly different way.

Victorian Aged Care Response Centre Marks Seven Weeks in Operation

on Friday, September 18, 2020

In its first 7 weeks of operations, the Victorian Aged Care Response Centre has worked at rapid pace to deploy much-needed resources and expand operational capacity as part of its robust effort to stabilise Victoria’s residential aged care sector.

From Sector-wide Leadership to Personalised Dementia Care

on Friday, September 18, 2020

Dementia affects close to half a million Australians. Unfortunately, many of us will start experiencing the impact of dementia amongst our own family and friends in the coming years.

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