One in three Victorians feel uncomfortable in talking with people living with dementia according to a national phone survey released today by leading aged care provider, HammondCare.
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Leading aged care provider, HammondCare today released an Environmental Position Statement (EPS) which outlines plan to achieve a 10% reduction in energy and waste by 2022.
Dr Stephen Judd has been appointed to a Federal Government expert Taskforce to develop a wide-ranging workforce strategy, focused on supporting safe, quality aged care for senior Australians.
A new book from HammondCare Media throws the spotlight on the importance of lighting design and access to daylight in boosting the health and wellbeing of older people and people with dementia.
A $2 million Federal Government grant will equip GPs and other clinicians working in primary and chronic care settings with the skills to initiate conversations about advance care planning and to screen for palliative and supportive care needs.
For Australian palliative care nurse, Janelle Sanderson, the opportunity to attend St Christopher’s Academy on a fully funded scholarship presents a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity. St Christopher’s Academy course is held twice a year at the hospice’s Education Centre in Sydenham, South East London.
A new pain recognition app that assesses pain levels in people with dementia is set to speed up the diagnosis and treatment of pain. The new app, called PainChek™ has specific application for people with dementia who have challenges with verbal communication to improve their quality of lives.
Leading aged care provider, HammondCare, has won/been highly commended in the GIO National Safety Award for its ongoing work, health and safety communication program “Taking Care Is Our Business” (TCB).
People living with dementia and design experts will have a unique opportunity to work together and contribute their ideas and knowledge to the creation of dementia- enabling environments at a new design school to be held in March in Birmingham, UK.
HammondCare Wahroonga, a dementia specific facility for 57 residents, has won the NSW award for Best Aged Care building in the Master Builders Association awards held on Saturday night.
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