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AVED for Aged Care Residents with Dementia

September 25, 2014 0 Comments
AVED for Aged Care Residents with Dementia

A Virtual App called AVED has been designed specifically for individuals living with middle to advanced stages of dementia. For the past couple of years, Mandy Salomon, senior researcher at the Smart Services Co-operative Research Centre (CRC) has worked on the project named Applying Virtual Environments for Dementia Care (AVED). AVED is a pilot prototype […]

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Alzheimer’s Patients Benefit with Art Appreciation Therapy

August 4, 2014 0 Comments
Alzheimer’s Patients Benefit with Art Appreciation Therapy

Alzheimer’s patients in Canberra are gradually reviving memories and reconnecting with the world through art appreciation therapy. This is all thanks to the National Gallery of Australia in Canberra and their initiative to help the elderly. The National Gallery of Australia is home to more than 160,000 works of art covering 4 main areas: Australian […]

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HOPE Project to Benefit Elderly People who Hoard

July 15, 2014 0 Comments
HOPE Project to Benefit Elderly People who Hoard

The HOPE Project aka the Home, Possessions and Environment Project helps elderly people who hoard. Elderly individuals who tend to hoard and live in rundown establishments and domestic squalor now have HOPE to reside in better conditions for the winter season. Community Care Northern Beaches’ (CCBN) interim chief executive, Sarah Brisbane, warns that winter is […]

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