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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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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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Benefits of Music in Aged Care

January 8, 2016 0 Comments
Benefits of Music in Aged Care

Music has been found to stimulate deep portions of the brain, having an impact on those with Dementia – a chronic and increasing condition in the aged care setting. During MRI scans, when music was played the brain fired up – lighting up both hemispheres of the brain like a Christmas tree! While Dementia affects […]

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