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Understanding Aged Care: How is your Dad?

By on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

The road to aged care is rarely easy. Difficulties such as selling the family home, financial considerations, finding suitable care quickly and stress are all too common for family members who are forced to place their family in 24-hour aged care. Donna Vercoe, originally from Canada and now living in Sydney with her Australian-born father, knows what families go through and began writing a blog ‘How is Your Dad?’ to help cope with the stress of placing him in aged care.

 

Aged Care Events South Australia: Free Healthy Bowel and Bladder Seminar

By on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Over 4.8 million Australians experience bladder or bowel problems, and many believe there is nothing they can do about it.

That’s why The Continence Institute and Caremunity are teaming up to host a free seminar on healthy bladder and bowel health.

 

Aged Care WA: Bethanie Medallion Finalists Announced

By on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Aged care provider Bethanie have announced their finalists for the 2012 Bethanie Medallion. The provider called for nominations in October and will announce the winner from the finalists on the 29th of November. The Bethanie Medallion will recognise a range of volunteers and professionals for their outstanding work in the Aged Care sector. Nominations include awards for professional workers in the aged care industry, volunteer organisations, individuals and journalists.

 

Aged Care Events: Let’s Talk About Sex and Seniors

By on Wednesday, November 20, 2013

Aged Care Provider RSL Care will host a Sex in the Seniors workshop next week at the Brisbane Exhibition and Convention Centre.

The two hour free workshop will be facilitated by journalist and former Big Brother host Gretel Kileen about the need for open discussion about sex in aged care. “This is an area that a lot of people shy away from” said RSL Care Executive Manager Luke Grieves.

 

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