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Understanding Aged Care: Facing Dementia through Theatre

By on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The family meets for the first Christmas lunch without the mother, Rose, whose absence is marked by an empty chair.

But how ‘absent’ is she?

And as the father begins to display some eccentricities, it is realised they may soon be losing him to dementia.

This is the synopsis for The Empty Chair a play that faces dementia, with understanding and good humour.

 

Aged Care Jobs: Investors Turning Away from Aged Care

By on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

The Adelaide Advertiser reports that investors are turning away from aged care, preferring to invest in the more lucrative retirement villages. Reasons for no longer investing in aged care include the rising cost of land, cutbacks in business lending and that retirement village offer more long-term cash flow.

 

Aged Care Events Western Australia: Active Ageing Expo

By on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

An Active Ageing Expo will run in November to help seniors maintain a healthy and active lifestyle.

The expo will provide information on products, services and activities to assist them to stay healthy and active in old age.

 

Aged Care Gold Coast: Better Practice Workshops

By on Tuesday, November 19, 2013

Better Practice will run workshops on improving understanding of risk management, managing complaints and other topics on the Gold Coast starting in November.

The two day workshop will run for two days from the 15th of November, with two key workshops offering a balance of practical information and discussion to provide lasting improvements in the quality of care for residents.

 

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