May 25, 2019

The Importance of Influenza Vaccination – Aged Care

The Importance of Vaccination

When it comes to older Australians, contracting the flu can have deadly consequences, and being vaccinated before the winter months can make all the difference to the wellbeing of an elderly loved one. Hear from expert in the field Professor Robert Booy.

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Caring – More Than a Feeling

We all care for someone in one way or another. Some of us provide a level of care above and beyond just looking out for someone. When that level of care becomes a central part of our lives, we can sometimes use a little extra help. We’ll be taking a look at the role carers... Read More

Is 6 minutes long enough for staff to get each resident ready in the morning?

One claim we have heard lately is that staff working in aged care have only five or six minutes in the morning on average to prepare residents before breakfast. In that time they must shower, dry, dress, and toilet residents, and help them make their way to the dining room. Can this possibly be true? We spoke... Read More

Accessing Home Equity to Pay for Aged Care

“The transition to aged care should be as stress-free as possible, preferably without the shock of needing to sell one’s home in order to move into permanent care”. There is plenty of talk about the ageing population and the increasing costs of supporting our growing elderly community. What exactly does this mean for a resident... Read More
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