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Speech Therapy for Aged Care Clients

October 30, 2018 0 Comments
Speech Therapy for Aged Care Clients

Speech therapy or speech pathology is a clinical practice that aims to aid people who cannot communicate effectively. It is often used as a treatment for people who are suffering from speech and language disorders, swallowing disorder, autism spectrum disorder, and dementia. This type of therapy is carried out by a speech pathologist, a health […]

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Pressure Sores

October 23, 2018 0 Comments
Pressure Sores

Pressure sores, also known as bed sores or pressure ulcers, are injuries to the skin and underlying tissue as a result of pressure in combination with friction. They often develop in the bony areas of the body such as the heels, ankles, hips, and tailbone. Bedsores occur when the body remains in a stagnant position […]

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Stress Busting for Health Care Workers

October 16, 2018 0 Comments
Stress Busting for Health Care Workers

Whether we like it or not, stress has become a big part of society. As technology increases, the demand for speed, perfection and 24/7 service increases. ‘Today’ is about fast-paced scrutiny on tasks and outcomes – and the potential for stress-induced illness has increased. The older we (and our clients) get, the more things we […]

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Caring for Your Feet as a Health Care Worker

October 8, 2018 0 Comments
Caring for Your Feet as a Health Care Worker

Health Care Workers are on their feet performing a wide range of tasks every day – from assisting patients from one area to another, lifting or supporting a person’s body weight, going on rounds… right through to running around like (organised) headless chickens in cases of emergency. Often, they stand for long hours with little […]

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