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Nursing Homes Western Australia: Principal Geraldton Wins Home of the Year Award

By on Friday, November 22, 2013

Principal Geraldton has won the National Home of the Year award at the second annual Domain Principal Best Practice Awards. The ceremony is designed to reward and celebrate excellence in aged care achievements across Domain and Principal homes. The criteria for the awards included consistent performance of excellence in clinical care, low levels of risk and injury displayed and employee satisfaction and development.

 

Sunrise Supported Living Hosting Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea at Hoppers Crossing

By on Friday, November 22, 2013

Sunrise Supported Living ‘s Hopper Crossing facility will be hosting ‘Australia’s Biggest Morning Tea,’ one of the Cancer Council’s leading fundraising events, on Saturday, the 18th of May.

Hoppers Crossing’s Diversional Therapist Shirley Van Keulen will be hosting the event where they aim to raise $10,000 for cancer research.

 

Events: This Valentine’s Day…. Join the Fight Against Dementia

By on Friday, November 22, 2013

Alzheimer’s Australia will be asking Australians to do something different this year for Valentine’s Day, by planting a memory to help join the fight against dementia.

Alzheimer’s Australia will be running a Valentine’s Day event across all of Australia’s states and territories, where people will be invited to add a memory to a memory tree to show their support for Alzheimer’s Australia’s ‘Fight Dementia’ campaign.

 

Recycling the Nintendo Wii to Help Stroke Victims

By on Friday, November 22, 2013

NeuroScience Research Australia (NeuRA) is seeking donations of second-hand Wii consoles to help stroke victims regain the use of their arms and legs. The Wii-Based Movement Therapy program has been pioneered by Dr Penelope McNulty, a neurophysiologist at NeuRA. The Wii-Based Movement Therapy involves a 10 day training program using the Wii that results in significant improvements in the way stroke victims are able to use their arms and legs.The Wii-Based Movement Therapy involves a 10 day training program using the Wii that results in significant improvements in the way stroke victims are able to use their arms and legs.

 

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