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Remaining Calm When Faced with Dementia Related Behaviours

February 14, 2018 0 Comments
Remaining Calm When Faced with Dementia Related Behaviours

Behavioural changes in people with dementia are very common and may sometimes place stress on the people around them – particularly those with an emotional attachment, such as family members and health care providers. It’s human to feel frustrated when someone suddenly behaves in a different way, causing challenges with everyday activities that normally would […]

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Reiki Benefits Aged Care Residents

May 26, 2017 0 Comments
Reiki Benefits Aged Care Residents

Many elderly people struggle with physical and emotional discomforts on a day to day basis, and these greatly affect their overall quality of life. These conditions include arthritis, pressure sores, injuries, after affects of surgeries and other stressors associated with senior life. A way of alleviating these discomforts – and one that is growing in […]

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Indicators for Dementia, Depression and Delirium

March 19, 2015 0 Comments
Indicators for Dementia, Depression and Delirium

Elderly clients are at a higher risk of Depression, Dementia (chronic) and Delirium (acute). To effectively treat these disorders, correct diagnosis is required. “15-30% of elderly clients will experience delirium upon admission to a medical facility while more than 55% will develop delirium during their stay.” National Centre for Biotechnology Information Depression When evaluating your […]

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Avoiding Heat Related Illness

February 23, 2015 0 Comments
Avoiding Heat Related Illness

Never underestimate the damage heat related illness can cause. Here are some strategies to avoid it. While we’re looking forward to the weather cooling as we come to the end of summer, bear in mind some of the hotter regions of Australia and the patients, clients, and Aged Care Residents who live in those conditions. […]

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