An independent evaluation of pain management services across NSW has identified Greenwich Hospital as a leader in reducing patient’s experience of chronic pain and their dependency on medication.
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HammondCare’s Dementia Centre has been awarded the tender to provide research evaluation of the ground-breaking Dementia Dog Project in Scotland.
HammondCare has appointed leading palliative care specialist, Associate Professor Josephine Clayton, as Director of the HammondCare Centre for Learning and Research in Palliative Care - a pivotal role within the organisation.
HammondCare has released its latest research report, featuring updates on more than 76 projects across palliative care, dementia, ageing, rehabilitation, pain management, advance care planning and spirituality.
Better Homes and Gardens has partnered with leading health and aged care provider HammondCare in a complete garden makeover at one of its specially designed cottages for dementia care.
New resources are now available online to assist community, aged and health care staff to highlight the importance of planning ahead for people in their care, particularly those in the early stages of dementia.
A new research-based toolkit supporting better quality jobs for aged care workers should lead to improved client satisfaction, according to HammondCare At Home’s Western Region Head, Natalie Duggan.
HammondCare's inaugural Festival of Ageing in NSW Seniors Week was an outstanding success with more than 70 people participating in an over 70s exercise class record attempt, the Festival's 85 tips for positive ageing being widely circulated and a big crowd visiting the Arts on Prescription exhibition.
The two inaugural couples on the Australian-first program, Dogs4Dementia, have both reported significant social and physical benefits, at the end of their twelve month trial.
When people living with dementia have overnight respite at HammondCare’s Jean Marion Cottage on the NSW Central Coast its “just like they are visiting friends”, according to manager, Trish Boal. And new research supports the effectiveness of the service.
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