With heatwaves being experienced in parts of Australia and high temperatures expected on the eastern seaboard this weekend, leading aged care provider, HammondCare has released five top tips for minimising heat stress for older people.
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HammondCare Chief Executive Dr Stephen Judd has welcomed establishment funding for Specialist Dementia Care Units, included in this week’s Mid-Year Economic and Fiscal Outlook (MYEFO).
About 70 per cent of the 353,800 Australians with dementia live in the community and will be looking forward to celebrating Christmas in a home with family and friends.
Braeside Hospital was the beneficiary of an $11,000 cheque from the Australian Chinese Buddhist Society for two pallative care beds
Minister Pru Goward visited Hammondville to announce funds for older people with mental health needs
HammondCare has this week announced that regional aged care provider, Strathearn, will become a wholly owned subsidiary, ensuring a strong future for aged care and retirement living in Scone and surrounding districts
HammondCare's HammondGrove independent living estate in Miranda has won its second award, this time receiving the National Award for Excellence in ‘Retirement Villages/Independent Living’ from Master Builder’s Australia (MBA).
More than 4,000 nurses in general practices across Australia will be offered training to help older people and those with chronic and debilitating conditions to plan for their future health care needs and their death.
HammondGrove independent living village at Hammondville has been featured as Australia’s happiest place in Australia to retire in a national segment on Channel 7’s Sunrise morning television program.
Changing models of care are impacting on future workforce needs in the aged care sector, according to HammondCare's evidence to a Senate inquiry into the aged care workforce.
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