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Bupa Caulfield

My father has been a resident at BUPA Caulfield for nearly two years now. It is wonderful to see how happy he is, well cared for and settled. Dad has Alziemer's which has progressed over the past...

- Pollyanna

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Celebration of the generations

By on Thursday, October 16, 2014

Instrument makers, knitting enthusiasts and vintage rockers have come together in full force for this year’s Every Generation Festival, South Australia’s month-long celebration of positive ageing.

The festival boasts over 200 partner organisations and more than 1000 community events this year across rural, regional and metropolitan SA, ranging from evening Zumba classes to basic computing classes.

Therapy assistant takes initiative to create own resource

By on Wednesday, October 15, 2014

When therapy assistant Debbie Davison found herself increasingly frustrated with the lack of quality resources to use in her aged care music programme, she decided to create her own.

With the help of her audio engineer son, Leigh, Debbie produced an original music DVD to use in her weekly sing-along sessions at the 160-bed aged care facility where she works.

Research targets depression in Alzheimer’s sufferers

By on Friday, October 10, 2014

Researchers have recently acquired the necessary funds to trial a new form of cognitive behavioural therapy that may succeed in treating depression for people with Alzheimer’s disease.

The University of Western Australia (UWA) Centre for Health and Ageing will trial the intervention as an alternative to traditional treatments of depression, such as antidepressants and psychotherapy, which have had little effect on people with Alzheimer’s disease.

Industry accolade for men at work

By on Tuesday, October 7, 2014

When Rhett Hobbs started as a personal care attendant four years ago, there was one issue that he found instantly unsettling.

While the female residents chatted daily about various activities during meals and downtime, the men had little to contribute to the conversation.

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