Spirits are being kept high at Bethanie Beachside in Yanchep, Perth’s most northern aged care home, with young Year 3 students from Two Rocks Primary School spreading love via handwritten messages and drawings for residents.
In these uncertain times, the effects of social isolation can be particularly stressful for people living alone, including older members of the community. Queensland not-for-profit organisation Carinity is ensuring the continuity of care for seniors through its in-home care service.
The local Greek Australian community has dug deep despite the current uncertain climate to make sure our elderly don’t get left behind. Fronditha Care’s biennial Radiothon went ahead on Saturday and Sunday 21-22 March at the aged care provider’s Mulgrave offices, raising $105,360 over the two days.
In response to the coronavirus COVID-19 outbreak, Dementia Australia has released four Help Sheets outlining tips for people living with dementia, carers, families and friends of people living with dementia, residential care providers and home care providers.