The residents of HammondCare’s Montgomery Home in Caulfield have been treated to a spontaneous visit from horseracing legend, Apache Cat.
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In the aftermath of the Palm Beach Tragedy, General Manager of HammondCare At Home (HCAH), David Martin, has given voice to the benefits of volunteering in the home-care sector.
HammondCare’s Dementia Centre has been awarded the tender to provide research evaluation of the ground-breaking Dementia Dog Project in Scotland.
HammondCare Caulfield’s new kitchen will have a positive impact on the quality of life for the residents according to the Operations Manager, Kylie Thomas.
“At HammondCare, our mission is to improve quality of life for those in need. The installation of this new kitchen and accompanying facilities, helps us do that,” said Ms Thomas.
Music remembers me: Connection and wellbeing in dementia is a first of its kind, how-to-guide about the transformative role music can play in the life of people living with dementia.
In the book, author Dr Kirsty Beilharz traces the impact of individually-tailored music from the early stages of dementia through to providing dignity, reminiscence, enlivening and even restoring speech in advanced stages of dementia.
HammondCare has partnered with Woman and Leadership Australia (WLA) and Monash University to further develop the leadership skills of nine current and future female leaders within its health and hospitals division.
An innovative new program which prescribes arts as an alternative to medication is opening in the Hammondville and North Turramurra areas for older members of the community.
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