Also in this wrap: Bolton Clarke unveils dementia wing; Bethanie refurbishes five sites; and land secured for new indigenous facility.
Also in this wrap: Southern Plus opens doors; BlueCross Boxhill unveils first stage; and Halcyon Greens opens recreational precinct.
Aged care providers across the country are ramping up public awareness campaigns as consumer choice takes hold and landmark changes in home care come into effect this month.
Flexible health, wellness and lifestyle services are the focus of a new home care program launched by not-for-profit aged care and retirement living provider Southern Cross Care WA.
Engaging people with dementia in meaningful activities and increasing family education and support can make a difference when addressing risky wandering, write Cheryl Alexander and Geoff Jones.
A children’s book, written and illustrated by a Perth aged care worker, reaches out to families coming to grips with a relative who has dementia.